Rantoul Press – RTHS, RCS adopt Vision 20/20 plan
Both the Rantoul Township High School and Rantoul City Schools boards of education adopted the new educational reform plan for Illinois known as Vision 20/20.
Pontiac Daily Leader – Meeting focus on helping districts
More than 200 school board members and educators attended a statewide meeting to hear about the new Vision 20/20 coalitions on Tuesday. The program is a platform to support public education in a manner that increases community-based decisions.
Springfield Press Conference
Chicago Press Conference
Matt Plater on WTVP
A discussion of the use of technology in a program known as 1:1 where the teacher is no longer the lecturer but rather is a facilitator for discussion. With classrooms filled with mainstreamed special needs students, average students and gifted students, the new digital format make it very easy for teachers to differentiate instruction by pushing out different assignments to different student, i.e.: 15 math problems to some, 20 to others and 30 to others without the students even knowing they have different assignments.
Matt Plater – Superintendent, Havana School District
Original Air Date: 10/24/2013