Friday, September 9, 2016

Opinions on Education

The following are editorials, commentaries, and opinions from various sources regarding public education, collected in August 2016. Comments and opinions of websites linked from this page do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Illinois Association of School Boards.

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WRITE TEAM: Back to school yields plenty of memories
Kim Brake, Ottawa Times, August 1

Column: Retired teacher would have saved $82,000 —
by moving out of Illinois
Ted Slowik, Daily Southtown, Chicago and suburbs, August 2

Editorial: Don't share student data in credit card deal
Editorial Board, Daily Herald, Chicago suburbs, August 3

Herald-Whig View: Teen Reach law could save after-school program
Editorial Board, Quincy Herald-Whig, August 7



EDITORIAL: O’Fallon schools exercise their options
Editorial Board, Belleville News-Democrat, August 8

Brown: CPS layoffs hit home — and homeless
Mark Brown, Chicago Sun-Times, August 10

Editorial: Watch and learn, kids:
What example will Chicago teachers set?
Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, August 10

Aisha Sultan: Why the first day of school can be hard for parents, too
Aisha Sultan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 12

Opinion: East Aurora's interim superintendent
hopes to coach district to more stability
Denise Crosby, Aurora Beacon-News, August 12

Editorial: Can Illinois voters amend their constitution or not?
Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, August 12

Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, August 24

Elizabeth G. Scalia, Ana L. Solis, CPS teachers, Chicago Tribune, August 24

Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, August 24

Commentary: Learn more about our mock election project
Carla Jimenez, State Journal-Register, August 29

Commentary: CPS teachers need resources,
not blame, for long-term success
Andrew Johnson, CPS teacher, Chicago Tribune, August 30

Brown: H.S. safety talk a mix of familiar and jarringly different
Mark Brown, Chicago Sun-Times, August 31






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