Special Education Teacher

Gov. Bruce Rauner presents his budget address to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield, Illinois, on Feb. 18, 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Former Charter Schools CEO Earning $250K As Rauner’s Adviser

For weeks, Beth Purvis’ role in the administration had been somewhat of a mystery. Not until after several inquiries from The Associated Press did the Rauner administration disclose that Purvis — a key member of the governor’s transition team — is now earning $250,000 a year to advise him on education policy.

03/20/2015

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Special Ed Teacher In Chicago Gives Advice For Careers In Special Education

Carlitta Tucker-Powell, Case Manager and Special Education Teacher for Chicago Public Schools, offers some insight into what it takes to succeed in the special education field.

09/08/2014

Special education teacher Betty Howard and her son, James Washington. (Family Photo)

Special Ed Teacher Killed By Stray Bullet In Chatham

Dr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.

05/30/2014

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Grief Counselors At School After Teacher Dies

Grief counselors will be on hand at a Far Southeast Side elementary school Monday morning, helping students cope with the loss of a special education teacher.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010