Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

Today in the state of Illinois over 3 million people get their healthcare through Medicaid. These Illinoisans are primarily elderly, of lower income (i.e., the working poor), single mothers, children and disabled citizens of the state. From data in 2014, Illinois is 43rd in Medicaid rate of reimbursements to MCOs […]

A Recent History Of Medicaid Services in Illinois

In an ongoing effort to apprise our readers of where American Public Education has been, is now, and what could happen under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her belief in school choice, this first installment of Education Watch: Safeguarding its Sanctity, will bring attention to American education’s roots, struggles, […]

Education Watch – Safeguarding Its Sanctity – Part 1

EDUCATION WATCH–UPDATE ON FUNDING It is important to mention a few facts about ESSA (Every Student Success Act), launched three years ago by the NEA (National Education Association) as a new and impactful way for educators to motivate and teach. Two years ago, President Obama signed it into law, replacing […]

Education Watch – Update on Funding

 Most of us were a little taken back when President Trump announced that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to enlist or serve in the military at the end of last month. Although the President said he had consulted with the Defense Department, the military leaders were blindsided by […]

Random Acts of Bigotry