DANVILLE — A Champaign man who helped develop and expand the country's leading high-performance supercomputing center at the University of Illinois is one of two inductees to this year's Danville High School's Wall of Fame.
CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College trustees have approved a three-year operations agreement with a Champaign company to manage its new pilot-training program, set to start next August.
CHAMPAIGN — The union that represents support staff members and the Champaign school district have reached a tentative agreement, said Champaign Educational Support Professionals Union President Steve Pease on Wednesday afternoon.
DANVILLE — School officials said they have already launched a number of initiatives and will continue to build upon them this year to help more students meet and exceed the more rigorous state learning standards that will be put in place next year.
Recently released test scores for the district showed that fewer students met or exceeded Illinois standards for the 2012-13 school year.
URBANA — After a series of visits to the campus, including meet-and-greets with potential teammates, neighborhood tours and dinners highlighting local food of Champaign-Urbana (however, there was no reported home visit from the chancellor), the University of Illinois has landed a package deal: two young(ish) recruits out of Detroit who have committed to join the campus by fall 2014.
URBANA — An advisory group to the chancellor has recommended the University of Illinois continue offering massive, open online courses, or MOOCs, with the California company Coursera, but the campus should also explore other options it could offer either on its own or with other partners.
DANVILLE — Kerra Harper said math has always been her favorite subject. But she hasn't had an easy time in her geometry class lately.
Recently, the Danville High School sophomore struggled with one of the learning objectives in a unit on angle pair relationships.
This semester, students spend their fourth period in one of two "tiers":
Intervention: These classes gives students who aren't meeting learning targets in their regular math and English classes a chance to relearn the material and get back on track.
CHAMPAIGN — Post-traumatic stress disorder is often linked to veterans of wars. But it can affect others, too.
Author aims to change 4th-graders' thinking by helping to build local home for wildlife
SAVOY — On his business card, Tony McGuigan touts his publishing and habitat consulting company as "making a better world one animal habitat at a time."