A settlement reached by the IHSA and the attorney general in IL will create state championships in a few new sports for students with disabilities.
Gov Rauner (IL) signed approved funding for an increase in the general state aid to schools and a new proration rate of 92%.
Craig Anderson will be the 7th executive director at the IHSA, the association that governs sports at public and private high schools in Illinois.
The Class of 2015 tells its graduates that as a chapter ends, filled with uncertainty, get ready for the next. But remember to enjoy what life offers.
The principal at a Chicago charter school has won the Ryan Award, which includes $25,000 and an opportunity to teach at Northwestern.
The captain of a south suburban, Ill., football team died in a car crash just days before graduation. Marijuana is suspected to have caused the crash.
At long last, Barbara Byrd-Bennett steps down from her post as CEO of Chicago Public Schools and gives the district a chance to recover.
Some classes in the fine arts, like beginning orchestra and concert orchestra, could be combined in one IL school district. It’s not pretty.
The IL state constitution prohibits a reduction of retirement benefits (pensions) that the state promised retirees when they were first hired.
A former music student allegedly steals a violin; someone sets a fire in a women’s restroom; all 3 high schools make a list published by the Washington Post.
IL’s decision to abandon its current science test for students in 4th, 7th, and 11th grade has put the state in hot water with the feds.
Hoping to inspire students, an IL high school has dedicated a science classroom to an astronaut who graduated from the school in 1964.
Gov Bruce Rauner of IL blasted teachers’ unions when he spoke at a seminar for education journalists in Chicago. The teachers’ union responded.
The presidents of IL’s community colleges agreed to use students’ results on the PARCC tests to place them out of remedial classes that earn no credit.
A middle schooler in Arlington Heights, Ill., has launched a social media challenge, #BlueLipKiss, to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension.