GLT Sound Ideas 08/30/19 | WGLT

GLT Sound Ideas 08/30/19

Aug 30, 2019

Hear about the impact of a law that's supposed to reduce race based disparities in student discipline in Illinois Schools....not all that successful. Illinois State University Professor Charles Bell says his research shows the differences in discipline make absenteeism, drop out rates and educational attainment less for blacks than whites. Plus, State Representative Dan Brady talks with WGLT's Ryan Denham about his role on the Property Tax Relief Task Force. That's something lawmakers wanted to look at as well as a graduated income tax. Laura Kennedy is barefoot in the park with Community Players. And Correspondent Colleen Reynolds updates us on the Habitat for Humanity Hero House.

 

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