Not 'an Edison issue,' district says of third leader leaving
CHAMPAIGN — In a span of five months, Edison Middle School has lost its principal, his interim replacement and, effective Friday, their trusty assistant.
MAHOMET — Did you graduate from Mahomet-Seymour High School?
If so, the Mahomet-Seymour Schools Foundation wants to hear from you.
DANVILLE — Danville school board members on Wednesday will hear about the qualities and qualifications the community wants to see in the district's next leader.
URBANA — In response to a lack of opportunities for wait-listed preschool-age children, the Urbana Early Childhood School has partnered with the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana to offer an alternative prep course for kindergarten.
They're 4-0 and leading their conference. But Arcola High's high-scoring football team isn't the talk of a sports-crazed community this morning.
"The students are excited about the football team, too," superintendent Tom Mulligan said. "But they're really excited about the iPads. It's neat to be able to say the kids are excited about education."
URBANA — A nationally read academic blogger says he believes the University of Illinois’ handing of the Steven Salaita case is a threat to academic freedom.
John K. Wilson, a UI graduate and former student in the Unit One “living/learning community” in Allen Hall, spoke to 89 people, primarily students, in the main room of the residence hall Monday night.
Tayshaun Coleman is a Peace Keeper at Stratton Elementary School. He patrols the hallways during the day, educates students about respect and school policies, advertises job openings at the Peace Station, helps design posters and conducts interviews.
DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community College board on Tuesday could take a step toward issuing up to $1 million in technology and equipment bonds to update computers and other equipment across campus.
Trustees will vote on whether to retain Chapman and Cutler LLP of Chicago as its bond counsel and begin the proceedings.
URBANA — There will be two opportunities on the University of Illinois campus today to discuss the Steven Salaita case and the related issue of academic freedom.