Scott Reeder, the reporter who brought you “The Hidden Costs of Tenure,” also produced “Hidden Violations,” another excellent investigative series. The information found in both reports raise questions about the performance of Republican state legislators. Members of the General Assembly have oversight responsibilities over Illinois’ taxpayer-funded public education system.
The Hidden Costs of Tenure won multiple awards for investigative reporting. Now, in a follow-up to the 2005 investigation, Mr. Reeder has spent seven months examining two further measures of educator accountability: teacher licensure and revocation of pension benefits. His findings are detailed in the stories below.
Click here to link to the homepage of Hidden Violations.