Schools

Illinois' public universities get relief in budget bill but past damage can't be undone
Jan 19, 2017

Interactive chart shows damage to nine universities When Gov. Bruce Rauner introduced his firs...

Severity of Illinois' teacher shortage in question
Jan 19, 2017

New data shows Illinois ranks in the top five states affected most by America’s teacher shortag...

What are the best jobs for Illinois' post-grads?
Jan 19, 2017

Recent college graduates encountered one of the best job markets the U.S. has seen in years. Acco...

Kudos to Rauner on his Chicago State University turnaround
Jan 17, 2017

Opinion A year ago almost to the day, Gov. Bruce Rauner ripped Chicago State University as "a ...

Illinois Senate statesmanship produces a mega bargain you need to study
Jan 17, 2017

Opinion In one week, lawmakers return to Springfield and the Illinois Senate will begin hearin...

CPS announces four furlough days, blames Rauner
Jan 13, 2017

Chicago Public Schools will require all employees to take four unpaid furlough days during the f...

Gov. Rauner announces plan to tour Illinois classrooms
Jan 12, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner is going on a tour of Illinois' classroom to see what students are learning. ...

Do you know how much your teachers earn? Illinois' highest, lowest average salaries
Jan 12, 2017

Chart: Average teacher salaries in each district During the 2015-16 academic year, the average...

Dem Rep. Kifowit calls out Springfield leadership: 'We have to do better'
Jan 11, 2017

Before representatives of the 100th General Assembly cast their votes for Illinois House Speaker...

Dem Rep. Cassidy: Deeply frustrated but voting for Madigan
Jan 11, 2017

This is a letter from state Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, to her constituents. It is reprinted h...

Dear lawmakers, a few words from some of our finest patriots for you
Jan 09, 2017

Dear rank-and-file lawmakers of Illinois, I’d like to share a few words with you on this las...

Let's make one more resolution that could truly help save Illinois
Jan 02, 2017

Opinion You should be over the holiday hangover by now. So, what do you say to one more resolu...

Fact-check: Emanuel's claim about community college program a stretch
Dec 29, 2016

  This article was created for PolitiFact Illinois, a collaboration between Reboot Illino...

27 new Illinois laws to know for 2017
Dec 27, 2016

You're well aware that Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly still couldn't manage to produ...

Survey: Students' frustration over MAP grant uncertainty grows
Dec 20, 2016

As a full-time student at Northern Illinois University, Kayla Sorensen barely gets by. She works ...


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