Unit Five Education Association District 87 May Be Test Case For Post-Janus Teachers Unions By Ryan Denham • Sep 10, 2018 Andrew Harnik / AP If you’re wondering how teachers unions will survive after the Supreme Court’s Janus decision, consider Bloomington’s District 87 as a test case. Skipping School: Changing Children Or Changing Culture? By Charlie Schlenker • Aug 17, 2018 Staff / WGLT Editor's note: This is Part 4 of GLT’s Skipping School, a special series about the teacher shortage facing Illinois schools. You can also read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Skipping School: Why Teachers Quit, And How To Stop It By Ryan Denham • Aug 14, 2018 Jeff Smudde / WGLT Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of GLT’s Skipping School, a special series about the teacher shortage facing Illinois schools. Teachers And Unit 5 Reach Tentative Contract By Charlie Schlenker • Apr 17, 2018 Staff / WGLT The Unit 5 school district and the union representing its teachers have reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement. School Funding Bill Finally Headed To Governor By Ryan Denham & AP • Aug 29, 2017 Seth Perlman / AP The Illinois Senate has approved a new system for funding schools that will reduce large disparities between wealthy and poor districts.