URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus Chancellor Phyllis Wise told faculty members that she is proud the school can have the kind of “difficult, uncomfortable” debate about the decision not to hire a professor over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages.
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BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — A teachers union has notified a Boone County school district of its members’ intent to strike after they declared an impasse in contract negotiations.
GIRARD, Ill. (AP) — Classes resumed Thursday at a Springfield-area school two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than 140 students and adults.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former southern Illinois math teacher and cross country coach pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges involving sexual misconduct with girls.
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.