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However, we know this past semester did and will have an impact on our students. Many children were without access to the tools they needed to learn effectively during remote learning. This was … more
And, yet, Madigan himself was not charged, although he was finally served with federal subpoenas the same day ComEd’s “deferred prosecution agreement” with the feds was announced. If it … more
CHICAGO – As I walked a country road near my rural town this past week, a local slowed his pickup alongside me. “We’re moving to Florida, Jim.” He paused, then: “Illinois is not well … more
Pritzker appointed Gustavo Giraldo as his IDES director in March of last year. Giraldo abruptly walked out of the office two weeks later. The Pritzker administration has never explained why. A … more
Now that summer is here and the state has finally eased up a little on the stay at home restrictions, one might wonder, what do I do next? How do I proceed in this “new world” we are now living … more
But the Pritzker administration is refusing to bend on their most important demands, saying the governor will not move selected constituents to the “front of the line” ahead of others, which … more
Living in a rural central Illinois town (Toulon, pop. 1,400), I am alert to any forces that might spur relocation to hinterland communities, which are often struggling to maintain population and … more
“A $1,000 car ain’t gonna roll ‘Til you throw at least another thousand in the hole Sink your money in it, and there you are The owner of a $2,000, $1,000 car” — The Bottle … more
As we Americans prepare to celebrate our 244th birthday on Saturday, July 4, let’s take a minute to reflect upon the amazing circumstances surrounding our 50th birthday, on July 4, … more
As the current school year ends in districts across our state, school staff, from teachers and principals to bus drivers and school nurses, have shown to be true heroes for our students and families … more
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