The Courier-News – Power, Flexibility for district topic of D300 forum
Unfunded mandates were an especially hot button topic during District 300’s third Legislative Forum Monday night.
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Bureau County Republican – Setting One’s Sights on Vision 20/20
Education in Illinois is at a crossroads. Schools are being short-changed on state aid, required to comply with a long list of unfunded mandates, and are now being ordered to administer what they feel are unrealistic, costly and time-consuming tests. These and other issues were addressed Wednesday night at a legislative forum and overview of Vision 20/20, a plan for the future of education in Illinois developed by educators from across the state.