Education Newsletter: November 2013

School visits from the Illinois State Board of Education are needed in order to garner state recognition this year. The Catholic Conference of Illinois worked with the Board to focus on the backlog of state visits — those schools that have not been visited since...
'Defend Marriage Lobby Day' draws 2,500 to state Capitol

'Defend Marriage Lobby Day' draws 2,500 to state Capitol

¬†More than 2,500 Illinois residents descended upon the state Capitol on Wed., Oct. 23 for a “Defend Marriage Lobby Day.” Efforts to change the state’s legal definition of marriage from “between a man and a woman” to “between two...
CCI Radio Hour: Oct. 21, 2013

CCI Radio Hour: Oct. 21, 2013

Oct. 21, 2013 show Brian Burch of CatholicVote.org joins Bob to talk about the organization's new initiative, CatholicVote365. Next up, Daniel Blomberg of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty discusses the firm's various cases against the HHS mandate. To...

Education Newsletter October 2013

 The school year is back in full swing, and so is the CCI Education Newsletter. Check out the October 2013 issue to catch up on education-related legislation passed last year requiring insurance for high school student athletes, tweaking school safety drills, and...