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IEA releases statement on Gov. Pritzker’s push to increase school funding

SPRINGFIELD – The following statement is attributable to IEA President Kathi Griffin: “We are glad to see Gov. J.B. Pritzker look toward increasing the evidence-based funding...
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Illinois Education Association releases statement on Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

SPRINGFIELD – Today the Illinois Education Association (IEA) released the following statement regarding the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict. The following is attributable to IEA President...
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Illinois Education Association-backed birth leave bill that would impact thousands of education employees overwhelmingly...

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) is continuing its fight in the Illinois legislature to protect working parents. House Bill 816 (HB816) is...
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Illinois Education Association releases statement on death of Adam Toledo

SPRINGFIELD – Today Illinois Education Association (IEA) released a statement on the police shooting death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo. The following is attributable to...
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Greenville educators providing food pantry aimed at feeding students, families and senior citizens

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Education Support Professionals Association (GESPA) will continue to sponsor and oversee a food pantry geared at feeding residents in the...
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Fenton teachers announce their recommended candidates for school board, plan to continue to canvas...

BENSONVILLE - The Fenton Education Association (FEA) recommends John Radzinski, Thalia Anguiano, Joe Minard and Xavier Pete for the Fenton High School District 100...
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Dundee Township educators announce their recommended candidates for school board

ALGONQUIN - Local Education Association District 300 (LEAD 300), District 300 Education Support Association (DESA) and District 300 Educational Services Personnel Association (DESPA) recommend Christine...
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Bremen educators announce their picks for school board

BREMEN – The following statement is attributable to the Bremen District 228 Joint Faculty Association (JFA) President Stephen Hogan: “Through exhaustive dialogue and research, the Bremen...
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Glenview educators announce their picks for school board

Educators recommend Jim Baumstark, James Dolan and Diane Stefani GLENVIEW – The Glenview Education Association (GEA) and Glenview Professional Association (GPA) endorse District 34 parents Jim...
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Illinois Education Association releases third annual, bipartisan State of Education report

Poll shows impacts of COVID-19 on public schools and also highlights concerns around teacher shortage SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Education Association (IEA) today released its...

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