Executive Order 2020-31 to help educator candidates and schools

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 10, 2020) – To address the educator shortage that Illinois faces, and a pandemic that has changed the educational experience for all students, Governor JB Pritzker recently signed Executive Order 2020-31 to help teacher, paraprofessional, and other educator candidates gain licensure and join the … Read more

Diversity, experience, passion, youth, results—District 215 School Board candidates state their case

by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (March 27, 2019) – Earlier tonight, TF South High School hosted a public forum for the Thornton Fractional School District 215 School Board candidates. Moderated by TF South Business Education Teacher and PTSA member Mozella Brown-Brooks, the forum was attended by about 75 District 215 residents and outlined each candidate’s … Read more

Lansing Public Library to host ‘Meet & Greet’ of Village Trustee candidates

Tuesday, March 12, 6:30–7:30pm by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 24, 2019) – In preparation for Early Voting (which begins March 18) and Election Day (April 2), the Lansing public will have an opportunity to meet the four candidates who are running for three spots on the Village Board—Saad Abbasy, Mike Fish, Larry Thomas, and … Read more

4 candidates; 3 choices; April 2

Lansing’s ballot of Village Trustee candidates integrates past, present, and future by Lansing Journal staff LANSING, Ill. (February 8, 2019) – On January 23, about 100 people gathered at Jack’s Sports Pub for the Village Voice Party’s press conference, marking an unofficial start to Lansing’s 2019 campaign season. Those in attendance heard from the party’s … Read more