URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise told a committee of faculty leaders that she regretted the uproar caused by the decision not hire a professor whose Twitter messages were considered by some to be anti-Semitic.
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Knoxville Superintendent Steve Wilder was very clear with School Board members last night: the results of the 2014 state test scores are not the best representation of the district’s potential.
CHICAGO (AP) — The union representing custodians in Chicago Public Schools said Monday that it will be difficult to keep schools clean once a private company takes over the work.
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.
The Knox County Regional Office of Education tried to weigh in on the school year calendar for the Galesburg School District.
Data and other comparables were noticed by the Galesburg School Board, Monday night.
The 2014/15 fiscal year budget was approved by the Galesburg School Board last night, but there is still work to be done.
Overall, the design of the new Silas Willard Elementary building is complete and the architects are now working on the many details that will make the building stand out.