Illinois Legislative Subcommittee
The state senators and representatives need your input to help decide crucial issues concerning education today.
- Which topic or issue concerning education in Illinois will you investigate?
- What sources of information should you be sure to research to provide a balanced report to the state's elected officials?
- What will you wish to include in your presentation so that key facts and issues are not overlooked?
- Do you know when the Speaker has scheduled to present to the legislators?
To help you get started we have listed a few resources to help your research.
Resources for the NCLB Issues
Resources for School Funding Issues
Resources for Assessment and Accountability Issues
Resources for Early Retirement Issues
Don't forget your task:
You will be expected to create and conduct a multimedia presentation for the legislators prior to their legislative session. Your presentation should provide a balanced report identifying the different perspectives on the issue, possible solutions to the problem, and a suggested action plan.Committee Standards - Use the rubric to see if your presentation will meet the standards set by the Speaker of the House.