Posts Tagged ‘Schools’
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois schools with large low-income populations will receive national recognition for their academic achievement next week.
ARMSTRONG, Ill. (AP) — The principal of a high school in eastern Illinois is advising students to exercise caution on social media after a student from a neighboring school was suspended for racist remarks shared via Twitter.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Education has approved $33 million in federal grants for before- and after-school programs at schools and organizations around the state.
CHICAGO (AP) — With the help of federal funding, Illinois is trying to get more children to walk and bike to school with projects including new and better sidewalks.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP)–School officials in areas of southern Illinois say they’re preparing for a grand jury decision regarding the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Illinois House lawmakers are considering a proposed school funding formula that would direct more state money to poorer rural districts at the expense of wealthier suburban Chicago ones.
CHICAGO (AP)–A University of Illinois administrator told the board of trustees that the school could lose about $70 million in state funding if the state income-tax increase passed in 2011 isn’t extended.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Springfield public school officials are questioning whether they have too many schools.
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.