New Report Finds Potential for Widespread Charter Fraud in Illinois

Years after federal audit and millions documented in fraud, floodgates remain open for mishandling funds.

‘Real’ Rauner Returns in Central Illinois Speech

Newly elected governor, Bruce Rauner, launches attack on Illinois’ working class in Decatur.

Active, retired city workers, unions ask court to protect retirement security

A group of active and retired Chicago city employees and four unions that represent them—will be in Cook County Circuit Court Jan. 28 seeking an injunction against legislation to sharply reduce pension benefits for city workers and retirees.

Sponsor students for IFT special ed scholarship

IFT educators have a unique opportunity to help outstanding special education students pursue higher education or career training by sponsoring them for the union’s Carl J. Megel Special Education Scholarship.

More than Half of U.S. Public School Students Live in Poverty, Report Finds

The latest data collected from the states by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) show that 51 percent of the students across the nation's public schools were low income in 2013.

Chuy For Mayor!

Money does not vote. People vote. And Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is a candidate for ALL people. Vote Chuy on Feb. 24!
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