WSIU InFocus: Poverty and Education in Southern Illinois

May 11, 2016

WSIU continues its series on Poverty in southern Illinois.  In this installment, we take a look at the link between poverty and education, and how education can fight poverty.

  In this feature you will hear from: 

Matt Donkin Regional Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #21 which includes Franklin, Johnson, Massac and Williamson Counties

Monte Newlin Regional Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #12 which covers Clay, Crawford, Jasper, Lawrence and Richland Counties.

Ron Daniels Regional Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #13 which includes the following counties: Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington.

Joe Fatheree, Effingham High School Teacher and  Illinois 2007  Teacher of Year.