SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by GOP gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Fifty-five workers who have been told they’re being laid off by the Illinois Department of Transportation claimed in a lawsuit Friday that they’re being fired to spare Gov. Pat Quinn election-campaign embarrassment over a hiring scandal.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has received help from a fellow Democrat in Maryland as he continues to make the minimum wage a focus in his re-election campaign against Republican Bruce Rauner.
CHICAGO (AP) — Brookfield Zoo will get $1 million in state funding to develop a building designed for disabled people, underserved communities and veterans and their families.
CHICAGO (AP) — This week will be “Illinois Sister Rivers and Lakes Week” to highlight the importance of the Illinois River and Lake Michigan.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor, hoping to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies.