teachers http://northernpublicradio.org en Community Leaders: The Changing Role of School Superintendents http://northernpublicradio.org/post/community-leaders-changing-role-school-superintendents <p>The role of a school superintendent has changed a lot recently: four local district leaders proved that Thursday night during the Northern Illinois University Education Department’s Superintendents Summit.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:16:47 +0000 Susan Stephens 38097 at http://northernpublicradio.org Community Leaders: The Changing Role of School Superintendents Teachers Union Calls for Ouster of Pension Head http://northernpublicradio.org/post/teachers-union-calls-ouster-pension-head <p>A labor union is demanding the resignation of the head of Illinois' teacher pension system. The union doesn't like what he's been saying about the future of teachers' retirement benefits. Richard Ingram says in order to solve the long-term funding problems of the Teachers' Retirement System, the state has to consider reducing automatic cost-of-living increases for retirees. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:05:51 +0000 WNIJ 19833 at http://northernpublicradio.org Teachers Union Calls for Ouster of Pension Head