More than One Year After SB100, Illinois Educators and Students Reflect on School Discipline Progress

Last Thursday, the Education Equity Project together with members of the Transforming School Discipline Collaborative convened more than 150 educators, policy makers, administrators, student organizers, and advocates to reflect on progress since the passage of SB100, a bill that was intended to transform school discipline practices in Illinois and weaken the school-to-prison pipeline.

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Community Organizations Sue Cook County Assessor’s Office for Discrimination Against Hispanic and African-American Homeowners in Property Tax Assessments

The complaint asks the court to declare the Cook County Assessor’s assessment system unlawful, and to order Berrios’ office to adopt and implement a fair, accurate, transparent, lawful, and nondiscriminatory system. It also seeks the appointment of an independent monitor to oversee the process.

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