While the North Carolina voucher program makes its way through the legal system, lawmakers in Alaska and Indiana debate voucher programs there.
All Blog Posts With Illinois Tag or Category
February 20, 2014
February 04, 2014
The new formula recommended by an Illinois Senate committee report would focus more resources on low-income students and reduce state bureaucracy.
November 27, 2013
An Illinois district was forced to shut down Web access after its filters were disrupted, apparently by a change in security encryption by Google.
November 26, 2013
The court said Georgia's historical precedent clearly allowed for the state to remove local officials under certain circumstances.
November 11, 2013
Nov. 18 has been identified by some common-core opponents as an "opt out" day, while an Illinois senator has proposed delaying the standards in his state.
October 25, 2013
A new grant will support the work of an alternative high school opening next year in Chicago that is focused on maritime studies.
October 10, 2013
A new partnership released a blueprint to help Illinois schools build a sustainable civics curriculum and encourage civic engagement.
June 18, 2013
Students in Illinois' charter schools learn significantly more than their regular public school peers in both reading and math, says Stanford's CREDO.
June 05, 2013
Illinois lawmakers may head to a special session to resolve the state's ongoing pension problems.
January 24, 2013
The Illinois State Board of Education is slated to vote on a proposal from Superintendent Christopher Koch to raise cut scores on state reading and math tests.