On The Agenda Of Tonight’s Board Meeting

The Chicago Sun Times’ reporting and exposure of the deplorable unique education rule revisions proposed by IL State Superintendent Chris Koch along with an outpouring of SIX THOUSAND public comments from concerned teacher unions, parents and stakeholders, upheld the educational rights of students with disabilities and particular finding out demands. Illinois joins at least 17 other states in the dubious distinction of getting a majority of its public college students regarded as low-earnings. He says irrational funding systems” for education in the U.S. imply affluent children attend schools that spend much more per pupil than schools serving poor children. Thankfully, ISBE Common Counsel Ken Menzel was able to confirm the new vacancies for me and inform me how to operate around the technology concern so I could generate the appropriate report (I had to open the web page in a different browser – Chrome, in my case, alternatively of my usual Firefox).

Justice Stuart E. Palmer, a Circuit Court judge who has been serving on the Illinois Appellate Court pursuant to Supreme Court assignment , has announced his intention to step down, opening a second countywide Circuit Court vacancy for the special filing period which begins on December 14 (the other is the vacancy of Judge Marilyn F. Johnson). The Illinois State Board of Elections has also posted 3 new subcircuit vacancies, the 5th Subcircuit vacancy of Judge Loretta Eadie-Daniels, and two vacancies in the 12th Subcircuit, those of Judges Joseph G. Kazmierski, Jr. and Veronica B. Mathein. According to ARDC, Studenroth has been licensed as an lawyer in Illinois since 1987.

Assistant State’s Lawyer Timothy Matthew McQuillen has been licensed in Illinois given that 2006, according to ARDC. Burke and Lampkin are practically assured complete ten year terms on the Illinois Appellate Court starting in December 2016. Ballard is the candidate slated by the Democratic Celebration in this race she has been licensed as an attorney in Illinois since 2008. I can discover no campaign internet site for Ms. McDonald as of however according to ARDC, McDonald has been licensed as an lawyer in Illinois since 1980.

Nobody filed yesterday for the Tristano vacancy in the 12th Judicial Subcircuit, not even Judge Carrie Hamilton , who holds the seat pursuant to appointment by the Illinois Supreme Court and who has been slated by the Democratic Party for the vacancy. The other two candidates in this race so far are Tom Courtney, who filed for the Illinois Supreme Court and an Illinois Appellate Court vacancy in 2012, but withdrew from each races, and Mary Kathleen McHugh. According to ARDC, McHugh has been licensed in Illinois since 1993 and is presently practicing with Parrillo Weiss LLC. I grabbed this photo of the Illinois State Board of Elections office in Springfield from former Ald.

Bob Fioretti’s Twitter feed this morning (he’s in line waiting to file for the State Senate) below is an additional view gleaned from the Aldertrack Twitter feed. Sure adequate, while my supply was nonetheless attempting to walk me via all this, I clicked more than to the Illinois State Board of Elections judicial vacancies list and, lo and behold, there it was – listed, as of yesterday’s date, the complete circuit vacancy of Judge Marilyn F. Johnson. Richardson also served on the CCBA Job Fair Committee and on the CBA Nominations and Elections Committee.