The school board and district officials are evaluating recommendations from the 'Tier I' committee, which was reconvened in the face of growing constraints.
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Eight sessions between the union and district officials have failed to produce a new agreement. After talks went late Monday night, the district decided to seek out a federal mediator before the groups meet again.
'Seeing my dad hustle and grind ... gave me that strong work ethic I have today,' says the former principal of Springfield's Xtreme Summer Academy whose journey to Champaign was a whirlwind.
It’s been a close call for crews at South Side, one of six Champaign school buildings getting multimillion-dollar makeovers as part of the taxpayer-approved 2016 referendum.
CHAMPAIGN — Effective after a unanimous school board vote Monday night, the Champaign school district has official policies in place that gove…
The workshop Thursday at Sinai Temple in Champaign is the second in a series of events the local group is hoting aimed at fostering 'safety through solidarity, meaning an attack on a targeted group is an attack on all of us,' said member Terry Maher.
The revised plan to implement the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) drill includes adding a social worker and parents to the district’s crisis-planning processes and a commitment to only have one drill this school year, which will be announced in advance.
With the start of classes just around the corner, several area school districts still have teacher openings to fill. A status report on 22 of them:
At night, Heritage schools Superintendent Tom Davis lies awake, thinking about the teacher shortage.