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New Report Looks at Illinois’ 5 Public Pension Systems

Not to be confused with the underfunding which is blamed for the problem, the actuaries say the boards of the five systems are using reasonable assumptions in calculating the returns.

12/31/2012

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Standards For Teachers In Missouri Are On The Rise

Teachers out of college already must have a higher grade point average, but now even the college they come from may be scrutinized.

12/27/2012

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“Bar Exam” Proposed For Aspiring Teachers

The test would assess mastery of subject matter, competency in teaching methods and even confidence and compassion.

12/07/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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My Dog Ate My iPad? Local Schools Do Away With Textbooks

“Technology fee” helps cover cost of school-issued iPads.

08/30/2012

Edwardsville School Board

Edwardsville School Board Approves Contract

Teachers accepted a salary freeze for this year, with a two-percent increase for next year.

08/27/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/27/2012

Edwardsville School Board

Edwardsville Teachers Approve Tentative Contract

The compromise now goes to a vote of the Edwardsville school board next Monday.

08/21/2012

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