Big Wins For CTU, Illinois Black Caucus On Education Reform

Virus Outbreak Illinois Legislature
Lawmakers prepare an extended session of the Illinois House of Representatives to begin at the Bank of Springfield Center, Sarturday May 23, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House of Representatives is holding session at the Bank of Springfield Center instead of the Illinois State Capitol because it allows for safe social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool
Virus Outbreak Illinois Legislature
Lawmakers prepare an extended session of the Illinois House of Representatives to begin at the Bank of Springfield Center, Sarturday May 23, 2020, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House of Representatives is holding session at the Bank of Springfield Center instead of the Illinois State Capitol because it allows for safe social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool

Big Wins For CTU, Illinois Black Caucus On Education Reform

This week, Illinois lawmakers advanced legislation that aims to tackle racial inequity in schools, from early childhood education to workforce development.

Reset brings on the sponsor of the bill and WBEZ’s Sarah Karp for the details.

GUESTS: State Sen. Kimberly Lightford (D-Maywood)

Sarah Karp, WBEZ education reporter