Northern IL. Univ. Trustees unanimously vote a $600,000 severance package for former Univ. President Doug Baker, who resigned amid a patronage scanda

Joe Kaiser / BUDGET + TAX DECEMBER , 2017 The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees approved an expensive severance package for former university President Doug Baker, despite the scandal ending his tenure. The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a $600,000 severance package Dec. 7 for former University President Doug Baker, …

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What the report card says about Illinois teachers

What the report card says about Illinois teachers Chicago Public Schools is showing tougher teacher evaluations. Now what about the rest of the state? (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune) Editorial Board You’ve read about the recent state school report card statistics that parse student achievement in every district. But you may not have seen much …

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