School Administrators Press Conference (Education Funding)
ABC 7 Eyewitness News – Newsviews: Public Education in Illinois
Today on Newsviews we talk about the current state of public education in Illinois and how to improve it…a coalition of some of the state’s largest education associations released a Vision 20/20 with policy recommendations. They include allowing educators to serve on the Illinois State Board of Education and establishing teacher licensing reciprocity agreements with neighboring states.
FOX 32 Chicago – FOX 32 Sunday
FOX 32 Sunday sits down with Roger Eddy of the Illinois Association of School Boards and Brent Clark of the Illinois Association of School Administrators to discuss school reform.
CBS Chicago – School Administrators Plan Push to Overhaul Public Schools
A group of school administrators has outlined a plan to change curricula and modify some hiring practices, in an effort to improve school performance; but overhauling school funding has proven to be a thorny issue.
Illinois Times – Going to bat for education
Roger Eddy on WBEZ
Administrators and school board members are releasing a report that outlines a series of policy changes they hope Illinois lawmakers will consider in the next legislative session. Among some of their recommendations are a change to state law that would allow a practicing educator to serve on the state board and recategorizing unfunded mandates as “discretionary”. Roger Eddy the head of the Illinois Association of School Boards joins us to discuss the recommendations.
Guest: Roger Eddy
Original Air Date: 11/19/2014
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Daily Herald – Education Coalition Unveils Policy Recommendations
Daily Herald article from November 18th, 2014 written by Melissa Silverberg.