Dreyfuss Testimonial

Richard Dreyfus talks about what the loss of schools and teachers who bring knowledge of our history to our future voting citizens means for our nation.  

LETTER: ‘Illinois math’ has led to chronic underfunding of teacher pensions

POST BY:  Chicago Tribune “As required, Teachers’ Retirement System used Illinois math to calculate the state’s contribution for fiscal year 2018 and came up with $4.56B. Using actuarial math, TRS also calculated that the state’s “full funding” contribution should be $6.88B. This legal sleight-of-hand has been going on for 78 years — and counting. The…

URGENT: Bakken Oil Train Action – Public Comment

As many know, raising public awareness regarding the hazards of transporting crude oil by rail was one of my top priorities as 2016 Candidate for Lake County Board, District 18.  Although this issue is not related to my current campaign, it is still an issue for which I’m greatly concerned.  Trains carrying highly explosive and toxic Bakken crude oil…

A Day Without Immigrants

LTE:  Chicago Tribune, February 20, 2017 I noticed many missing faces in my classes Thursday, Feb. 16. When I asked my students during the first period where the rest of my class was, they told me, “Today is ‘A Day Without  Immigrants.’” There has been heightened concern among my students and their families as a…