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Online education offers more choices for students and personalizes their learning, something traditional public schools can’t always do. It’s adaptable and flexible to students’ needs. It provides credit recovery options for students who have fallen behind, accelerated options for those breezing ahead of their peers, and everything in between.
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Illinois can’t seem to stop itself from digging pension holes. Back in September, Chicago settled a two-week-long strike by giving its teachers a 17.6 raise over the next four years while ignoring that its penion fund pays out more in benefits each year than it brings in. On Tuesday, voters statewide rejected a proposed amendment to the constitution that would have raised the threshold foContinue Reading »
Last week, I highlighted SB 7, the new education reform bill that recently passed in Illinois. In an Education Week commentary today, four of the people who worked on the Illinois legislation tell how they did it:
Gov. Quinn and Sen. Lightford ensured that, unlike our neighbors in Wisconsin and Ohio, Illinois education stakeholders would work together to craContinue Reading »