CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, accompanied by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, trumpeted figures showing the latest public school year was the safest for students in the last seven years.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois children are required to attend school at a younger age and young adults seeking driver’s licenses must complete training under several new laws effective this week.
District 205 officials have decided to take a matter to the full school board regarding the instillation of a television and sound system in the new Athletic Facility cardio room.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation making it easier for military families moving to Illinois to enroll their children in schools in the state.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools official say a reduced number of students expected in the fall has prompted the layoff of teachers and other staff.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois trustees Chairman Christopher Kennedy says rumors that he’s interested in becoming the next university president are not true.
A program designed to provide free lunches and increase revenue was voted down by the Galesburg School Board, Monday night.
Abingdon-Avon school district officials say they’re still waiting to hear from the teachers union on whether the newest tweaks to their contract are ones teachers feel they can work with.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise says that a new medical school being proposed in Urbana-Champaign should be small and what she called complementary.