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Kimberly Lightford

Recess Could Become Mandatory In Illinois Schools

Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

A bill passed by the Illinois Senate earlier this month will make recess mandatory in schools statewide if Gov. Pat Quinn and the House follow suit an...

Lessons for Wisconsin -- How Illinois Recognizes Its Great Teachers With New Reform Law

Ellen S. Alberding | Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago
Ellen S. Alberding

Unlike our neighbors in Wisconsin, Ohio, and other states, Illinois education stakeholders worked together to craft an aggressive bill that makes our state the nation's new leader in education reform.

Governor Pat Quinn Ends 1,000% Interest Pay Day Loans as Volume Sags

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

With a swift scratch of his pen, Governor Pat Quinn yesterday banished 1,000% interest "pay day loans" in Illinois.