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Teachers, parents, students will call on lawmakers to fund the new school funding formula...

ROCKFORD– Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Executive Director Ralph Martire will be in Rockford on Wednesday, April 25 to discuss funding the evidenced-based...

IEA honors superintendent for support of educators’ union

ROSEMONT – A central Illinois school superintendent who was the only school administrator in Illinois to sign on to support unions in the Janus...

IEA honors pediatricians focused on the impact of trauma on students

ROSEMONT – A trio of pediatricians who have worked with the Illinois Education Association (IEA) to raise awareness about the impact of toxic stress...

 State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch receives IEA Friend of Education Award

ROSEMONT - One of the top public education advocates in the Illinois General Assembly is the recipient of the 2018 Friend of Education Award...

Elgin Para-Interventionist Team member receives IEA award

ROSEMONT – A member of the education support staff in Elgin Area School District 46, has been selected by the Illinois Education Association (IEA)...

Benjamin School District 25 music teacher named IEA’s Teacher of the Year

ROSEMONT – Matthew Turek, instrumental music teacher and band director at Benjamin Middle School in West Chicago, has been selected by the Illinois Education...

Loyola student selected as IEA’s Student of the Year

ROSEMONT – The president of the Student Education Association chapter at Loyola University Chicago, Rebecca Kreidler, has been selected by the Illinois Education Association...

Harvey’s Roosevelt Griffin III receives award from IEA

ROSEMONT – A band teacher at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Harvey, Ill., has been selected by the Illinois Education Association (IEA) as the...

Schiller Park School District 81 teacher nominated for National Education Association Foundation Award for...

ROSEMONT – Louise Stompor, a reading specialist for Schiller Park School District 81, has been selected by the Illinois Education Association (IEA) as its...

2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year Lindsey Jensen honored by IEA Representative Assembly

ROSEMONT – An English teacher from Dwight Township High School, today was honored by her colleagues for being selected as the 2018 Illinois Teacher...