January 2018

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - More alleged electioneering using public resources. This time it is in a school building in Chrisman. In addition to the 6 School Superintendent's electioneering with public resources detailed in a previous article (here), we now find campaign signs for the Michael Smith for...

TUSCOLA, IL. (ECWd) - It has come to our attention that Michael Smith, current Superintendent of Tuscola School District, and Candidate for the Office of Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #11 has been busy using his school district email for electioneering purposes. Not only has he...

TUSCOLA, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_42662" align="alignleft" width="411"] Our rendering of the Q & A[/caption] Yes, those are his words, not ours. Dr. Bobbi Mattingly is the current, and soon retiring, Regional Schools Superintendent of ROE #11.  Michael Smith is the School Superintendent in Tuscola and is campaigning...

Illinois (ECWd) - In Illinois we continue to find bad actors in our local government and elected and/or appointed boards that go out of their way to cover it up, justify it, defend it, and even reward their actions with massive payouts.  Why? While many are familiar with...