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Veto session canceled amid worsening pandemic Veto session canceled amid worsening pandemic

Veto session canceled amid worsening pandemic

The fall veto session of the Illinois General Assembly that was scheduled to begin next week has been canceled amid a worsening COVID-19 pandemic, Democratic leaders announced this week, prompting Republicans to question the motives behind that decision.

Proposed new teacher standards spark controversy Proposed new teacher standards spark controversy

Proposed new teacher standards spark controversy

The Illinois State Board of Education is considering a set of new standards for teachers and administrators that are aimed at making them more sensitive to students of different cultures and backgrounds, but the proposal is sparking controversy among some religious conservatives.

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