Interview with IASB Dir. Roger Eddy

EddyHeadlines have focused on teacher and staff lay offs at schools as well as cuts to classroom offerings.  School districts are finding it more difficult to make ends meet and one survey shows nearly two thirds of them are running deficit budgets.  The governor has called for more cuts in the next year.
Roger Eddy is Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards.  He also spent several years as a state representative, giving him a unique perspective on the issue.  Eddy tells us schools are struggling throughout most of Illinois… with dwindling resources and government mandates:

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