Race Based Standards Leaving All Children behind

The Illinois State Board of Education has been granted a waiver to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that will institutionalize racism in our public school system. How is the education bureaucracy doing this? The state is changing the standards students have to meet by “RACE”. Yes, each race will have a separate standard to meet over the […]

Government Unions Join Democrats Againts Rauner

Last week it once again became crystal clear which side the government unions were on in the race for Illinois Governor.  The DGA (Democratic Governors Association) put $1 million into the Quinn campaign. In addition the teacher unions dumped in another $725,000. What does this mean?  It means there is going to soon be a […]

How to Win the Teacher Union War on Students

In most large cities it is clear the teacher union have a huge effect on how their school districts operate. This dynamic was on full display during the Chicago Teacher Union (CTU) strike last year.  One of the most contentious items during the strike was the expansion of charter schools and the closure of more […]

Teacher Tenure Unconstitutional

A judge in California has ruled that teacher tenure and dismissal rules are unconstitutional because the are damaging the education opportunities of the children. Of course the teacher unions are unhappy: “This decision today is an attack on teachers, which is a socially acceptable way to attack children,” said Alex Caputo-Pearl, the president-elect of the […]

Editorial: Institutionalized Racism in Illinois Public Schools

The Chicago Tribune’s Diane Rado reported this week that Illinois standards are being changed in a way that will institutionalize racism in our education system. How is the education bureaucracy doing this? The state is changing the standards students have to meet by “RACE”. Yes, each race will have a separate standard to meet. Here […]

Judge Halts Pension Reform

As many expected, a judge has issued a stay on the pension reform passed last December.  The case is likely to take a couple of years before it is decided at the Illinois Supreme Court. Here is a statement from the President of the Illinois AFL-CIO, Michael Carrigan: “This is an important first step in […]

Happy May Day, Workers: Unions Will Take Your Dues Now and Give Them to Politicians

By Amy Payne Donors like the Koch brothers make the news a lot, but did you know unions are five of the top 10 groups giving political donations so far in the 2014 election cycle? Among these five, more than $19.3 million in members’ dues has flowed to candidates, political parties and outside political groups. When it […]

Teacher Fakes Orgasm in Class and Gave Massages – Returned to Classroom

There are many questions that immediately come to mind when you read that a teacher was faking and orgasm in class, giving students massages and talking about sex, masterbation and virginity. Was this a sex education class? No, it was not. What subject did this teacher teach then? Language arts, yes language arts. What did […]

Dillard the Sellout?

Conservative moderate candidate for Governor, Kirk Dillard has an affinity for accepting money from public sector government unions. This is nothing new. He has taken money from them dating back to 1994. On December 3, 2013, Senate Bill 1 passed the Illinois House and Senate. The bill altered pensions for public sector employees and was […]

IEA Phone Banking for Dillard

The IEA sent out an alert this morning talking about how they are phone banking for Kirk Dillard.  The picture below are supposedly of IEA members at the phone bank on Thursday.  Please let us know if you can identify any of the people from the Palatine area so we can find out more information […]