Gov. Rauner Signs Education Funding Bill

By Illinois Public Radio and Illinois Radio Network • Jun 24, 2015   Illinois schools will be able to open on time this fall … despite an ongoing budget stalemate in Springfield. Schools not having the money to operate had been a worry, given Gov. Bruce Rauner’s condemnation of the…

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Alpha Phi Alpha Theta Mu Lambda Scholarship Awards Breakfast

  • With Olymipa Fields Mayor and Steve Baskerville
  • TML Keynote Speaker
  • Speaking at LFT scholarship breakfast
  • TML Program Book
  • With a parent of a LFT participant
  • Black n Gold Save The Date

This annual event awards scholarships to Leaders for Tomorrow participants composed of male high school students. The keynote speaker was Alpha Phi Alpha Brother Steve Baskerville, chief meteorologist for CBS Chicago.  The Village of Olympia Fields hosted this year’s mock trial for the Leaders for Tomorrow program.  To learn more…

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Education Group Visits Statehouse

Education groups visited the statehouse on Tuesday to discuss the state’s funding of public schools. They came from all over the state, and voiced concerns to lawmakers. The concerns included the state’s failure to meet funding promises, and growing inequality of funding between districts. But lawmakers say there is at…

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