Report: Illinois' background screening for teachers among most lax in nation

12/1/2003 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Teacher applicants undergo less stringent background checks in Illinois than in most states, a study by the Chicago Tribune has found. Because powerful teachers unions have fought fingerprinting initiatives in the past, districts are relying simply on less comprehensive in-state police checks.

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