Illinois Policy Institute: Ives's legislation would have required school district / teachers union negotiations to be "transparent"

"Thank you Illinois Policy for highlighting my bill and helping with it in committee, unfortunately to no avail. Perhaps after the debacle of the Palatine D15 contract, this bill will get some attention and passage." -  Rep. Jeanne Ives

From the Illinois Policy Institute:

"As students around the state break for summer, many local school districts are wrapping up new contract negotiations with teacher unions. And with that comes the secrecy that shrouds those negotiations. But that secrecy could be averted by legislation requiring transparent negotiations between school districts and teachers’ unions..."  Read more here.