The Illinois Lottery Was Not Passed to Help Education

Every once in a while I’ll hear someone say that the lottery was passed to finance education. If I have time, I’ll correct that impression. When I attended my second New Members Conference put on by the Legislative Research Council, … Continue reading

School Boards Seek to Make Freedom of Information Requests Harder

The following was written by Scott Reeder, the journalist in residence at the Illinois Police Institute: EDUCATING IN THE DARK As a journalist, I have filed thousands of Freedom of Information Act requests with Illinois school districts and uncovered major … Continue reading