The State Journal-Register – Jeff Vose: Vision 20/20 a blueprint for Illinois education worth supporting
It is time for local communities to take back the conversation about public education in Illinois. We believe in local control with state accountability. That is why we are excited to share a new initiative called Vision 20/20.
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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Our Vision for 21st Century Learning
Education in Illinois should modernize its approach by delivering 21st century instruction that provides all students access to modern learning environments. Education should allow students to learn and apply knowledge, think creatively, and be well-prepared for a global citizenry.
Partnerships with local businesses, organizations, and colleges can enhance student educational experiences, put more resources in the classroom, and expand instruction to better prepare students for college and the workplace.
The following article supports our vision for the 21st century and illustrates the importance of embracing the diversity that exists in Illinois.