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May 08, 2019 07:00 AM

The Daily Caller: Federal Government Paying Billions to World's Richest Companies

The federal government is reportedly spending billions to fund a number of Fortune 100 companies, a study tracking federal funds shows.

WJLA - Dept of Ed to relax some rules, as millions in tax dollars fund low performing schools

The Department of Education is moving forward with plans to relax some rules around accreditation standards for colleges and universities. This comes just as a government watchdog is sounding the alarm about the role of your tax dollars in funding some of these schools with shockingly low graduation rates.
Jul 18, 2018 11:00 AM

The Daily Caller Report: Thousands of Texas School Employees Make $100K

Thousands of Texas school employees make over $100,000, a Wednesday report revealed.
May 21, 2018 11:00 AM

The Daily Caller: Oregon Gov. Has Redacted a Number of Meetings From Her Official Schedule

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is keeping a significant amount of her schedule out of the public eye, redacting line items on nearly nine out of every 10 days since she assumed office, according to a government watchdog group.
Jul 26, 2017 04:50 PM

Forbes: Replace Shirley Madigan on the Illinois Arts Council

The Illinois Arts Council – led by the matriarch of the most powerful political family in Illinois – conferred grants without official meetings, ignored rampant conflicts of interest, and funneled millions of taxpayer dollars to asset-rich organizations – including media outlets – which don’t need public money.
Oct 17, 2016 01:35 AM

OpenTheBooks Oversight Report – The Federal Subsidy of the Ivy League, preliminary findings

Our most elite private schools are being subsidized by taxpayers to an extent that is far more generous than the support received by public colleges and universities. For example, over the past five years, taxpayer contracts, grants, direct payment, student assistance, and non-profit tax treatment subsidies averaged $6 billion annually for the eight Ivy League schools.
Jun 26, 2015 10:39 PM

The Times - Big raises near retirement: End-of-career teacher salary spikes affect pensions

An Ottawa Township High School District teacher who retired in 2013 saw his pay dramatically increase in his last four years — from $91,968 to $116,107.
Sep 25, 2014 10:40 AM

Higher Ed's "Mission Corrupted"

Salary spending is up 2.5 times with additional billions of dollars spent on a building binge, but IL student enrollment is flat since 2000.
Jul 12, 2013 09:01 AM

2012 Illinois Chicago Public School Salaries

Open The Books has published the 2012 Illinois Chicago Public School Salaries Salaries. The top 10 employee salaries for fiscal year 2012 include:
Jul 12, 2013 01:01 AM

2012 Illinois State University Retirement System Salaries

Open The Books has published the 2012 Illinois State University Retirement System Salaries. The top 10 employee salaries for fiscal year 2012 include:
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