SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS & ADMINISTRATORS Sue to keep gold plated pensions

Read the lawsuit here _______________ YET… TOP 100 School Administrator Pensions Exceed $180,000 per year,click here. AND… over 4,767 educators have $100,000 plus annual retirement pensions- to search Heat Map click here.   This pension lawsuit is about protecting the perks of highly-compensated school administrators who don’t even work in the classroom.  Let’s examine the five superintendents and […]

Top 10 Stories of 2013

As we look back over 2013, below were the top 10 stories from Champion News.  Stories #1 and #2 became national stories discussed on Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Sarah Palin and multiple other local and national news outlets. # 1 Common Core Math: 3 * 4 = 11 Video # 2 Death Panel […]

Better Schools, Fewer Dollars

The story of American education over the last three decades is one not of insufficient funds but of inefficient schools. Billions of new dollars have gone into the system, to little effect. Luckily, Americans are starting to recognize that we can improve schooling without paying an additional dime. In fact, by unleashing the power of […]

High School English Teacher Laments Tribune “Pummeling”.

Recently the Chicago Tribune published a letter from Paul Easton, an English teacher at New Trier High School District 203.  Among other complaints, Mr. Easton bemoans the “pummel(ing)” teachers have been taking at the hands of the Tribune editors.”  He also blames “legislative malfeasance” for the current pension fiasco but says nothing about his $117,000 […]