AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a school funding reform proposal in the spring.
HIGHLAND, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District rejected a contract offer Sunday, so their strike will continue.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — The former head of the Decatur Police Department has turned over his badge after more than 28 years with the department.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by GOP gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University experienced its first enrollment jump in a decade largely due to a surge in international students at the Carbondale campus, according to a published report Sunday.
Teresa Jo Withers, 28, of Galesburg, died on September 6, 2014 in rural Wamsutter, Wyoming.