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Pat Quinn's Public Statements on Issue: K-12 Education

Full Name: Pat Quinn
Office: Governor (IL), Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Governor with Paul Vallas
Primary March 18, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: Patrick, David
Birth Date: 12/16/1948
Birth Place: Hinsdale, IL
Home City: Chicago, IL
Date Title
Aug. 19, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Help Prevent Concussions Among High School Athletes
July 30, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Expand Life-Saving Measures in Illinois Schools
July 24, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve Charter School Fairness and Accountability
July 12, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve Educational Opportunities for Students With Dyslexia
June 28, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Help Military Families Enroll Children in Illinois Schools
June 26, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Anti-Bullying Legislation New Law Cracks Down on Bullying, Helps Protect All Illinois Students
June 21, 2014 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Improve Safety in Schools Across Illinois
June 3, 2014 Governor Quinn Continues Push to Properly Fund Education in Illinois
May 24, 2014 Governor Quinn Fights for Responsible Budget that Properly Funds Schools
April 18, 2014 Illinois Schools Win No Child Left Behind Waiver
Oct. 24, 2013 Governor Quinn Announces $250,000 Nanotechnology Education Investment for Wheeling High School
Sept. 30, 2013 Governor Quinn Makes Key Appointments to Truancy in Chicago Public Schools Task Force
Aug. 25, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Ensure All Illinois Students Get an Early Start on Learning
Aug. 10, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs "Bring Your Parents to School Day" Law for Illinois Students
Aug. 4, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs "Rocky's Law" for Illinois' Student Athletes
Aug. 2, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Make Local Government More Efficient
July 28, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Student Athletes with Disabilities
July 1, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs New School Safety Law
June 27, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Three Bills to Fund State's Educational Priorities in Fiscal Year 2014
May 30, 2013 Statement from Governor Pat Quinn on Senate Bill 1307
Jan. 22, 2013 Governor Quinn Convenes School Safety Summit More than 50 Education, Public Safety, Mental Health and Law Enforcement Officials Meet to Seek Ways to Further Safeguard Illinois Schools
Dec. 18, 2012 Governor Quinn Directs State Agencies to Further Strengthen School Emergency Response and Prevention
Sept. 14, 2012 Illinois Launches New "STEM' Learning Exchanges to Prepare Students for 21st Century Workforce
Aug. 25, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Enhance Physical Education in Illinois Schools
Aug. 8, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs New Laws to Make Schoolchildren Safer and Healthier
July 12, 2012 Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on Newest Innovative School on Chicago's Southwest Side
June 25, 2012 Governor Quinn Signs Laws to Strengthen Education in Illinois
Feb. 28, 2012 Governor Quinn Calls for 21st Century Classrooms Throughout Illinois
Feb. 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Delivers Budget Address
Feb. 22, 2012 Governor Quinn Delivers Budget Address
Jan. 27, 2012 Governor Quinn Proposes Raising Illinois' Dropout Age to 18
Oct. 20, 2011 Illinois Enters Race to the Top Competition for New $70 Million Grant
Sept. 22, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces Major Trade Partnerships Between Illinois and China
Sept. 15, 2011 Governor Quinn Opens Innovative Charter School on Chicago's Southwest Side
Aug. 23, 2011 Governor Quinn Takes Action to Protect Veterans and Support Military Families
Aug. 20, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Bill to Increase Transparency in Chicago Public School Facility Planning
Aug. 15, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Bill to Expand Emergency Access to Life-Saving Allergy Medicine for Children
July 28, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Protect Illinois' Student Athletes from Concussions
July 20, 2011 Governor Quinn Announces New Law That Will Expand School Choice in Illinois
July 13, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Advance Innovative Education Practices
July 8, 2011 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Prevent Violence Among Elementary Students
May 30, 2011 Governor Quinn Statement on Illinois DREAM Act
April 1, 2011 Governor Declares April "Earth Month" in Illinois
Aug. 6, 2010 Governor Quinn Encourages Families to Take Advantage of Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
Aug. 5, 2010 Statement from Governor Quinn on U.S. Senate Vote to Extend Aid to States
July 31, 2010 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Prevent Youth Violence
July 27, 2010 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Increase Access to Afterschool Programs
July 27, 2010 Statement from Governor Quinn on Selection of Illinois as a "Race to the Top' Finalist
July 23, 2010 Governor Quinn Signs Law to Increase Access to Free Dental Care and Promote Healthy Children
July 7, 2010 Governor Quinn Creates Illinois' First-Ever Sales Tax Holiday
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