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According to the 2013 report card, Latinos have become the [...] Recently-released Illinois School Report Card data shows dramatic shifts in the ethnic and racial makeup in Illinois schools, finding that 35 Chicago-area school districts have seen a
Educators forced out or disciplined by local districts over cheating and other state testing violations continued working in schools or administering state exams as their cases languished in Springfield without investigation, the Tribune has learned.
The speaker is Tom Kersten, professor of Educational Leadership at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is the author of, Taking the Mystery Out of Illinois School Finance. Kersten will discuss key school finance revenue and expenditure issues that
But it seems that Grayslake School Board Superintendent Ellen Correll has it in spades. Not only did she and four other board members vote to increase its tax levy on the community, but she also announced that she used federal stimulus money to dole
When Denise Parnell enrolled in the Illinois School of Health Careers last summer, she was told she could use her education to become a certified nursing assistant a lifelong dream for the 20-year-old single mother who lives with her aunt in
From Kenilworth to Chicago and Romeoville , more than half of the state's 869 school districts backed the state's bid for the second round of Race to the Top grants, the Illinois State Board of Education reported Wednesday. It's unknown whether that
Boys volleyball has been around longer in St. Louis County, but the Illinois schools have closed the gap considerably. The two lone Illinois schools played one another in the championship match of the eight-team Rockwood Summit Tournament on Saturday,
State lawmakers who help oversee school funding discussions at the Capitol say local districts should plan for the worst as education funding is likely to lose its sacred cow status with the state trying to erase a nearly $13 billion budget deficit. "
Massachusetts is receiving $54.2 million in unemployment insurance money under the federal stimulus package and could receive another $108 million. While the state’s unemployment fund is in relatively good shape, the money will help if the economy