Kevin Bessler

Study shows university diversity, equity and inclusion programs ineffective, overstaffed

(The Center Square) – The promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion, or DEI, on college campuses has become a big focus in academia, but a…

New law borrows $1 billion to extend pension buyout option for Illinois state employees, including educators

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Thursday a measure that borrows $1 billion to extend the existing pension buyout program for Illinois state employees…

Measure would eliminate standardized testing for young Illinois students

(The Center Square) – Legislation advancing through the Illinois statehouse would prohibit standardized testing for students in pre-K through second grade. House Bill 5285, also…