SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The head of the Illinois State Board of Education says proposed cuts in education funding could be "devastating" to school districts.
State superintendent Christopher Koch's comments were reported (http://bit.ly/1cQRWFX ) by the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers.
URBANA — The University of Illinois Academic Senate on Monday unanimously endorsed the principles of a report that describes, among other procedures, how nontenure-track faculty on campus are hired, evaluated and promoted.
CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College will host its spring open house for students and parents on Friday.
The event will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the college, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C.
High school students, counselors and parents are invited to tour the campus, ask questions of faculty and staff and learn about the college's programs and degrees available.
CHAMPAIGN — A new video about black male students at Central and Centennial high schools looks like a million bucks — and it's not just their wardrobes.
CHAMPAIGN — Now that the Champaign school board has settled on its proposal to build a new Central High School on the north side of the city, board members have turned their attention to what they would like to see for K-8 students.
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CHAMPAIGN— Now that the Champaign school board has settled on its proposal to build a new Central High School on the north side of the city, board members have turned their attention to what they would like to see for K-8 students.
The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought renewed attention to an old problem affecting colleges nationwide: how to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
DANVILLE — Danville students could soon have a better idea of what they'll be wearing to school next year.
Administrators plan to present a proposed "uniform standard of dress" code policy at Wednesday night's school board meeting.
"We're pleased with the progress ... so far, and we're looking forward to wrapping it up," said Associate Superintendent Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat.
URBANA — A senior engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory who has led explorations to Saturn, Jupiter and Mars will deliver a talk Tuesday on the University of Illinois campus.
Todd Barber will present "Lord of the Rings: The Cassini Mission to Saturn" at 6:30 p.m. in Room 1404 in the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Ave., U.