The teachers' strike in Evergreen Park continues, with schools set to remain closed today and tomorrow.
The Illinois State Board of Education has ousted and taken over two elected school boards in the North CHicago and East St. Louis districts.
Illinois lawmakers got nowhere fast yesterday in a meeting to
put together pension reform legislation.
The Illinois House passed a bill yesterday 74-39 that will prevent local government bodies from increasing property taxes in
any year when housing values have dropped, unless voters approve a tax
increase by referendum.