Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Lake Zurich) recently argued against what he perceives as a bill that could leave public school funding frozen because it was earmarked for a particular group of students who didn't need it.
Without a veto, Chicago Public Schools will get the lion's share of funding in legislation currently on the governor's desk at the expense of poorer districts elsewhere in Illinois, Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorne Woods) said on a radio talk show recently.
Democratic state lawmakers showed their true colors in May when they demanded an investigation into an article about apparently doomed school funding reform legislation, a radio show co-host said recently.
The Wildcats might find themselves feeling a little better on and off the football field at Libertyville High School (LHS) this fall after the school completes the replacement of its artificial turf field.
Chicago Beyond is inviting innovators to submit 90-second videos as applications for its second Go Innovate Challenge, a national initiative to support organizations working to help youth succeed, according to a recent posting on Rep. Barbara Wheeler's website.
Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) is encouraging grade school students in his district to foster a love of reading over the summer with a club challenging them to tackle eight books, according to a press release.