Gery Chico http://peoriapublicradio.org en ISBE Chairman says there's still time to fight against cuts to education funding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/isbe-chairman-says-theres-still-time-fight-against-cuts-education-funding <p></p><div>The chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education says the next two weeks represent a “critical period” for public schools. Two weeks is the amount of time lawmakers have to finish a state budget before they’re scheduled to leave the capitol for the summer. Chairman Gery Chico says while he isn’t sure cuts can be avoided, there’s still time to make a case against them.</div><div> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:05:32 +0000 Denise Molina & Chris Slaby 5752 at http://peoriapublicradio.org