No Child Left Behind. Common Core. Now: Opportunity Dashboard. The president of the Illinois Education Association, preparing for a national conference in Florida, explains that buzzphrase. “What are the opportunities that students have in schools? Do they have art music PE? Do they have social services that they can rely upon? Are there Advanced Placement classes?”
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Cinda Klickna did praise the governor for signing an education funding bill for 2015-16 on Wednesday. “We hope that all parties will now concentrate on the goal of quickly resolving the rest of the state budget in a way that can avoid any shutdown of state facilities and any interruption in the delivery of state services. We believe that revenue should be part of the budget discussion,” she said in a statement.