Hundreds of Kaneland Education Association (KEA) members and community supporters plan to wear red, rally for a fair contract and pack the Kaneland Community School District 302 board meeting on Mon., June 24.
The Illinois Education Association (IEA) worked with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and the governor’s office to ensure the passage of several pieces of pro-public education legislation during the 2018-19 legislative session in Springfield.
The Illinois Education Association initiated a bill that will allow school districts to develop threat assessment protocols, threat assessment teams and access money to hire personnel and implement procedures to keep students safe.
Educators from around the state carried file boxes filled with signed petitions to the Illinois State Capitol building today asking lawmakers to repeal the 3 percent threshold on pensionable teacher salaries before they leave Springfield and help preserve the profession.
Great job – you’ve done so much good work! Now, Illinois Representatives are back home and we need you to meet them while they’re home and tell them to Repeal the 3%! The Senate did it and they can too!
Today, House Bill 2078 passed out of committee to the House floor, marking the second $40,000 minimum teacher salary bill to make it out of committee this legislative session and taking a big step toward making the $40,000 minimum salary reality.