Saturday, August 1, 2015

Opinions on education

The following are editorials, commentaries, and opinions related to Illinois public education, collected in July 2015. Click on each headline to read more.

McQueary: Rauner, GOP should say 'yes' to fixing school funding
Kristen McQueary, Chicago Tribune, July 30, 2015

Our View: Going back to school can be costly
Editorial, Northwest Herald, July 30

Our View: Rockford School District right to propose library cards for students
Editorial Board, Rockford Register Star, July 29

Voice of The Southern: Consensus can't be strong-armed
Editorial Board, The Southern Illinoisan, July 29

Editorial: Homeless education funding scarce but needed
Editorial Board, Daily Herald, Northwest Suburbs, July 29

Editorial: Fine, a new No Child Left Behind. But what if students don't learn?
Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, July 28

Editorial: Does BASSC still make sense?
Editorial Board, News Democrat, Belleville, July 27

Editorial: Overdue TIF rollback is right for Chicago
Editorial Board, Chicago Sun-Times, July 26

Editorial: Give students today's tools
Danville Commercial News, July 19

Andy Shaw: A wonky Springfield sideshow
Chicago Sun Times, July 19

Reeder: Unions negotiate with politics of envy
Scott Reeder, Northwest Herald, July 15

COLUMN: School field trips always interesting
Jerry Ginther, Journal-Gazette, Mattoon and Times-Courier, Charleston, July 7

Editorial: CPS and the half-billion dollars of hope
Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, July 13

Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Springfield
Editorial Board, Chicago Sun-Times, July 7

Commentary: Tax me, please, so Illinois can compete
Tom Geoghegan, Chicago Tribune, June 5

Saving Chicago schools
Editorial Board, Chicago Tribune, July 1

Brown: Pass the hanky — teacher pension funding unfair to city
Make Brown, Chicago Sun-Times, July 1

Our Opinion: Rauner correct to OK school payments
Editorial, State Journal-Register, Springfield, June 30

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