Saturday, July 7, 2018

Opinions on Education

The following are editorials, commentaries, and opinions from various sources regarding public education, collected in June 2018. The views and opinions of authors expressed below do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Illinois Association of School Boards. The appearance of external links does not constitute endorsement by the Illinois Association of School Boards of the linked web sites. All links are provided with the intent of informing readership of issues relating to public education in Illinois.

Editorial Board, Belleville News-Democrat, June 1

Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, June 1

Lazaro Lopez, associate superintendent of schools, Northwest Suburban High School District 214, Daily Herald, Chicago suburbs, June 5

William E. Iacullo, president of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 143, Chicago Sun-Times, June 5

Jake Griffin, Daily Herald, Chicago and suburbs, June 13

Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, June 13

Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, June 13

Thomas J. Gentzel, executive director and CEO, National School Board Association, The Hill, June 15

Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, June 19

Editorial Board, Belleville News-Democrat, June 21

Editorial Board, Rockford Register-Star, June 23

Austin Berg, Illinois Policy Institute/Illinois News Network, Ottawa Times, June 24

Jim Nowlan, former Illinois legislator and retired senior fellow at the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Quad Cities Dispatch-Argus, June 25

Editorial Board, State Journal-Register, Springfield, June 28

Editorial Board, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, June 28

Editorial Board, Quad Cities Dispatch-Argus, June 28