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Building Democracy Together

25th Anniversary ​Fundraising Dinner https://www.citizenadvocacycenter.org/25anniversary.html DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2019 TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. LOCATION: Carlisle Banquets ​​435 E. Butterfield Rd.,...

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Making Your Voice Heard

The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County created a PowerPoint program that might be useful in your classrooms. "Making Your Voice...

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ESSA Conference

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Conference https://www.thecenterweb.org/essa/February 11-13, 2019 Sheraton Grand Hotel, Chicago, ILRegister online Register by mail: https://www.thecntr.org/center/user-login-page-center More information and mail-in...

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2018 Illinois Report Card

FIND YOUR SCHOOL: https://www.illinoisreportcard.com/ Go beyond test scores and get a snapshot of every Illinois public school. About the Illinois Report Card IllinoisReportCard.com...

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A Swift Response!

On Friday, January 4th, 2019, Deputy District Director Greg Clause reported: Yesterday, Congressman Schneider introduced ‘The Ethics in Public Service Act’, as his...

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More than 250 new Illinois laws take effect in 2019

FULL ARTICLE:  https://www.nwherald.com/2018/12/30/more-than-250-new-illinois-laws-take-effect-in-2019/ag0v2ri/ In November, Democrats regained supermajorities in both chambers of the General Assembly, improving the chances of Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker signing off...

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Would Some ESSA Magic Help End the Government Shutdown?

FULL ARTICLE:  https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2019/01/essa-end-government-shutdown-congress-alexander.html?r=503869918 The U.S. Department of Education isn't directly affected by the government shutdown—it's among the agencies that had their funding approved last...

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Whose House? Our House Day of Action

https://northshoreindivisible.com/whose-house-our-house-day-of-action/ Indivisible: The Action Network (https://actionnetwork.org/groups/indivisible) is the progressives’ grassroots response to The Tea Party movement. It’s “a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to...

Local 1211 is a 1000+ member teachers' union consisting of teachers, teachers' assistants, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel. Local 1211 is a member of the Illinois Federation of Teachers. The IFT supports – but does not govern – local unions and their members. The IFT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the AFL-CIO.
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