GIFFORD — Gifford Grade School anticipates a deficit budget of about $167,000 for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
"Our expected expenditures are down from the previous year, but our revenues are also down," Superintendent Rod Grimsley said.
The NFHS Network, the nation's leading high school sports media company, announced its list of Select and Elite high school broadcast programs.
Illinois was well-represented on both lists as nine of 37 Elite Schools were IHSA member high schools, and 14 more were on the Select list.
CATLIN — Carli Bird felt more than just the typical first-day-of-school jitters as she stepped into Salt Fork High School on Monday. She couldn't help but wonder if she — as a Fairmount-area resident and freshman, no less — would be looked upon as an outsider in the building, which had long served as Catlin High School.
CHAMPAIGN — As district officials predicted, more than 200 additional students are enrolled in the Unit 4 schools this school year than during the 2014-15 year, pushing the Champaign school board to take steps Monday evening to reignite discussions about the district's overcapacity issues for the first time since April.
With the Champaign school board set to renew facility discussions, we asked community stakeholders: What should be priority No. 1?
Email from University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen regarding the transition team for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University has partnered with a community college to offer engineering degrees at a campus in Rockford.
CHAMPAIGN — With the new-look Champaign school board set to begin another round of facility discussions tonight, a leader of the grass-roots group that opposed the district's last two bids has come up with a plan he believes will work for both sides.
NEW YORK (AP) — The four largest broadcast networks will simultaneously air a fundraising special for education next month featuring Stephen Colbert, Scarlett Johansson and other celebrity entertainers.
Sometimes the game is really exciting, and sometimes less so. The marching band has the job of choosing songs and tempos to try to keep those spirits up no matter what is happening on the field — all while marching and forming intricate patterns.