Inequity rampant in Illinois public schools

Georgia Caras

December 14, 2016

Although rarely discussed in New Trier’s hallways, the way schools are funded in Illinois dramatically affects the lives of every public school student in the state, regardless of the township they live in. Under the current sy...

The cost of a “free” education

Staff Editorial

October 25, 2012

The mission of public schools is to provide “a free, tax-supported, school controlled by a local government authority.” While the idea of “free” is complicated by the fact that our parents pay taxes, attending a public...