DANVILLE — Danville schools officials have put out a "help wanted" sign again.
Human Resources director Dianna Kirk said the district is in need of teachers who can fill several full-time positions, starting in January.
— An early-childhood teacher at Southwest Elementary School.
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CHAMPAIGN — For years, Donna Giertz has been trying to convince her fellow board members that the smartest solution to Parkland College's financial ills is to eliminate athletics.
DANVILLE — Thirty-two Danville school district administrators and directors and nine non-union salaried employees are getting raises this year.
The school board on Wednesday voted 6-1 to approve a 2016-17 salary chart for administrators, an overall 5 percent increase over last year's spending for those salaries.
CHAMPAIGN — A former St. Thomas More wrestling standout whose life was tragically cut short by a traffic accident last year will be honored in a special way at his alma mater.
URBANA — A campus working group is studying the legal ramifications of making the University of Illinois a "sanctuary" for undocumented students, an effort launched earlier this month by faculty at the UI and other colleges across the country.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11 people was an act of terror by a student who had once criticized the media for its portrayal of Muslims.
NEW YORK — The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gift list — but a one-day Cyber Monday frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem.
CHAMPAIGN — Kate Kuper grew up with parents who nurtured her and her two siblings' interests in the arts, telling them often to follow their bliss.
For Ms. Kuper, that was dance.
She studied dance and be- came a professional dancer and then a well-regarded teacher of dance and creative movement, affecting the lives of hundreds young and old in Champaign, Urbana and the region.