Blago-Quinn Era Defrauder of DCFS & St. Bd. of Education Pleads Guilty

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Springfield about a crookster who operated while Rod Blagojevich and Pat Quinn served as Governor: CHICAGO BUSINESSMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO GRANT FRAUD SCHEME Springfield, Ill. – A Chicago businessman today pled … Continue reading

Johnsburg School District Put on Notice

Johnsburg Unit School District 12 has been put on the Illinois State Board of Education’s “financial watch list” a year ago. Last month the State Board notified the district it would “initiate a proper investigation of [its] financial integrity.” The … Continue reading

Hultgren Brings in Washington & Springfield Advocates of Common Core Standards to Debate Conservative Opponents

Hultgren to Host Common Core Education Summit Educators & Community Leaders to Discuss National Standards on Wednesday at McHenry County College  Washington, D.C. — Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) will host a Common Core Summittomorrow, August 28, to discuss the Common Core Standards (CCS), … Continue reading

39% of Illinois Teachers Pay Nothing for Pensions

“While Democrats say Teachers ‘Have Kept Their Part of the Deal?’“ is the title of an April 5, 2011, article by former Huntley School District 158 Board member Larry Snow.  (The quote was in the Chicago Tribune Marcy 31, 2011.  … Continue reading

A Million Dollars to Illinois Schools and McHenry County Doesn’t Get a Dime

It’s costly for McHenry County to have liberal Democrats, Melissa Bean in the U.S. House and Jack Franks in Springfield, especially when rules get written that penalize the schools in our districts from receiving grants. Liberal Dems discriminated against McHenry … Continue reading

Huntley School District 158 Proposes Budget Showing Scheduled Legal Debt Obligation Not Being Paid Back

You might think a school district’s budget has to show specifically where the money is going to come from to pay for its legal debt obligations that are due in this budget year You might think in normal budgeting, state … Continue reading

Competitive Salaries versus Supply and Demand for Teachers

The teachers union in Huntley is saying that salaries are not competitive. The Huntley Education Association points to salaries in Unit District 300, east of Huntley and based in Carpentersville, while ignoring those in Unit District 200, immediately north in … Continue reading

Competitive Salaries versus Supply and Demand for Teachers

The teachers union in Huntley is saying that salaries are not competitive. The Huntley Education Association points to salaries in Unit District 300, east of Huntley and based in Carpentersville, while ignoring those in Unit District 200, immediately north in … Continue reading