Executive Director Examines Issues Behind Pension ShiftAug. 29, 2012
The background and issues involved in the proposed pension shift from the state to local school districts was recently discussed by IASB Executive Director Roger Eddy.
Eddy was interviewed Aug. 20 by the Illinois Channel, a public affairs TV program that examines public policy issues. A former superintendent and state lawmaker, Eddy’s insights into public funding for education and the legislative process are highlighted in the interview.
That interview, which runs 43 minutes, is available to local school districts. It can be seen on the Illinois Channel website at: http://www.illinoischannel.org/ . Local school leaders are encouraged to use the information presented in the interview as they prepare their response to the proposal to their own lawmakers.
The interview is also archived on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZiLpv8lzUQ&list=UU4WsG4bc4tF5EifI-nCCHpQ&index=3&feature=plcp .
Programming on Illinois Channel is aired in 134 communities and broadcast to 1.6 million households on cable access channels.
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