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Top 25 School Districts in Illinois With Highest, Lowest Starting Teacher Salaries

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.16.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The statewide average annual salary of the nearly 130,000 full-time public school teachers in Illinois is $62,609, according to the Illinois State Board of Education. But teacher salaries vary greatly depending on a district's location, level of education, years of experience and amount of school funding -- i.e., local property tax revenue.

Chicago Public Schools Thinks 40 Students in a Class Is OK

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 05.06.2013 | Chicago
Kenzo Shibata

Illinois State Superintendent of Education Chris Koch wants to repeal class size limits for special education students. This policy change runs counter to the prevailing research that shows class size truly does matter.

Will Guzzardi

Defeated Mayoral Candidate Named Chair Of State Board Of Ed

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

The second-place candidate in Chicago's mayoral race wasn't deterred from public service by losing an election. In fact, he's moved up to state-level ...