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Daily Chronicle
Illinois governor calls another special session on educationa veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor’s
Daily Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
a veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor’s call for special session. At stake is the Illinois State Board of Education’s ability to start processing school-aid payments Aug. 1 and for the school bell to ring... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Education standoff in Springfield: Governor, lawmakers square off over educationa veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor’s
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 hours ago
a veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor’s call for special session. At stake is the Illinois State Board of Education’s ability to start processing school-aid payments Aug. 1 and for the school bell to ring... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois governor calls another special session on educationa veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor’s
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
a veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor’s call for special session. At stake is the Illinois State Board of Education’s ability to start processing school-aid payments Aug. 1 and for the school bell to ring... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Human skeleton discovered off Route 29By Tim Rosenberger / Pekin Daily Times The Tazewell County Sheriff's Departmen
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 hours ago
By Tim Rosenberger / Pekin Daily Times The Tazewell County Sheriff's Department and the Illinois State Police are investigating human bones that were discovered near the corner of ILL RTE 29 and Woodford Drive Monday afternoon, according to Tazewell... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Human bones discovered off Route 29By Tim Rosenberger / Pekin Daily Times The Tazewell County Sheriff's Departmen
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 hours ago
By Tim Rosenberger / Pekin Daily Times The Tazewell County Sheriff's Department and the Illinois State Police are investigating human bones that were discovered near the corner of ILL RTE 29 and Woodford Drive Monday afternoon, according to Tazewell... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Human remains found on property along Route 29 south of Pekinremains were found, Lower said. A sheriff’s-office deputy confirmed the remain
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 hours ago
remains were found, Lower said. A sheriff’s-office deputy confirmed the remains were human, according to Lower. Pekin and Illinois State police arrived later, as did the Tazewell County coroner's office. At least 10 marked and unmarked police... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Human remains found on property along Route 29 south of Pekinremains were found, Lower said. A sheriff’s-office deputy confirmed the remain
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 hours ago
remains were found, Lower said. A sheriff’s-office deputy confirmed the remains were human, according to Lower. Pekin and Illinois State police arrived later. At least 10 marked and unmarked police vehicles were parked along Route 29 in front of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Southern Illinois crashes cause concerns; lawmakers chime inare laxed." "It's basically just road rash, banged up, nothing broken and than
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 hours ago
are laxed." "It's basically just road rash, banged up, nothing broken and thank you God he is a live." According to Illinois State Police Trooper Joey Watson, we've had a 28 percent increase in the number of wrecks from 2016 to 2017. This is... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DUI fatality numbers plateau in Illinoisthe checkpoints, the department has to collaborate with neighboring agencies, i
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
the checkpoints, the department has to collaborate with neighboring agencies, including Sycamore, the sheriff's office and Illinois State Police, to cobble together enough staff, and that the checkpoints call for upward of 12 officers. “We’ll try... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Human bones reportedly found on property along Route 29 south of Pekinprison, the source stated. Marked and unmarked police vehicles were parked alon
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
prison, the source stated. Marked and unmarked police vehicles were parked along Route 29 in front of the house. Pekin and Illinois State police and the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office were working to identify the remains, according to the source.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mike Madigan doesn't caresince early 2015. It has been clear that he doesn't care about the financial w
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
since early 2015. It has been clear that he doesn't care about the financial well-being of the residents and businesses of Illinois since he first took office in 1971. Unbalanced budgets, chronic overspending, increased debt load, underfunded... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
WIU, ISU combine for seven All-MVFC first-team picksThe Western Illinois and Illinois State football teams combined for seven first
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 hours ago
The Western Illinois and Illinois State football teams combined for seven first-team selections on the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason team. The team, voted on by the head coaches, sports information directors and selected media,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Valley Football Announces 2017 Pre-Season Teamtwo players who earned selection to the pre-season unit. Youngstown State, whic
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 9 hours ago
two players who earned selection to the pre-season unit. Youngstown State, which reached last year's FCS title game, and Illinois State, a 2016 playoff participant as well, both placed four on the first-team unit, following SDSU's nine and NDSU's... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
S&P upgrades state universities in light of new budgetand Eastern Illinois universities as well as Governor's State. It also reaffirm
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 hours ago
and Eastern Illinois universities as well as Governor's State. It also reaffirmed the rating on the University of Illinois, Illinois State and Western Illinois. All were placed on credit watch with negative implications in April as Springfield's... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Illinois governor calls another special session on educationa veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor's
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
a veto, the Senate never sent Rauner that legislation, prompting the governor's call for special session. At stake is the Illinois State Board of Education's ability to start processing school-aid payments Aug. 1 and for the school bell to ring... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Special session slated if Rauner doesn’t get school billschool budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an “evid
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 15 hours ago
school budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an “evidence-based” model not yet in law, the Illinois State Board of Education will, in any event, begin issuing $5.2 billion in other state and federal pass-through... Read more
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Officer.com
Chicago Officer Shot While Responding to Callpeople were wounded in a shooting about 11:55 p.m. Friday on the Dan Ryan Expre
Officer.com / Posted 17 hours ago
people were wounded in a shooting about 11:55 p.m. Friday on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Canal Street, according to Illinois State Police. The three were driving in the northbound lanes when someone opened fire at their car. One woman was... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Driver injured in motorcycle crash on I-57 in Williamson Co., ILinjured in a motorcycle crash on northbound Interstate 57 in Williamson County,
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
injured in a motorcycle crash on northbound Interstate 57 in Williamson County, Illinois on Sunday, July 23. According to Illinois State Police, at around 7:37 p.m. a 46-year-old man was driving a 2001 Honda Shadow motorcycle northbound on I-57 at... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Man who died in Pulaski Co., IL 'incident' identifiedToxicology reports are pending. He identified the person as 34-year-old Donald
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
Toxicology reports are pending. He identified the person as 34-year-old Donald Jones, Junior and said he went by D.J. Curry said Illinois State Police are handling the investigation. We will keep you updated on this story as we... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
1 dead in Pulaski Co., IL after incidentIllinois after an incident. On Sunday, July 23 the Pulaski County Coroner Bria
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
Illinois after an incident. On Sunday, July 23 the Pulaski County Coroner Brian Curry said an autopsy is in progress. He also said Illinois State Police are handling the investigation. We will keep you updated on this story as we l... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Push To Change Illinois’ School Funding Formulapolice officer watches children board a school bus at Gresham Elementary School
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
police officer watches children board a school bus at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago. Illinois State Rep. Sandy Pihos R-GlenEllyn, has proposed doing away with a unique arrangement under which Chicago Public... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Pittsfield Police arrest sex offender and two others for drugswas arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphern
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. 36-year-old Maegan Young was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Illinois State Police assisted in the search warr... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT adds linebacker Hunt to recruiting classis what we know about him thus far. Hunt is listed as having one FBS offer on
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
is what we know about him thus far. Hunt is listed as having one FBS offer on his 247Sports profile. He has yet to be rated by the site. While UNT is the only FBS program to offer, he has picked up offers from Illinois State and Missouri Sout... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Push To Fix Illinois’ Broken Education Funding Formulapolice officer watches children board a school bus at Gresham Elementary School
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
police officer watches children board a school bus at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago. Illinois State Rep. Sandy Pihos R-GlenEllyn, has proposed doing away with a unique arrangement under which Chicago Public... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois State University has many graduates from the areaNORMAL — The following area students graduated from Illinois State University a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
NORMAL — The following area students graduated from Illinois State University at the end of the Spring semester: MASTER OF MUSIC IN EDUCATION El Paso: Tricia L. Ogdon. MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY El Paso: Hannah M. Curry. Morton: Dallas... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'My last resort': Thousands come to Illinois to have abortionsshame. "Having to say, again, 'Here I am pregnant. Again,'" said Malliett, now
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
shame. "Having to say, again, 'Here I am pregnant. Again,'" said Malliett, now 35, in her home less than 20 miles from the Illinois state line. "I know I shouldn't be having sex outside of marriage. I know that I'm young. I can't take care of... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Special Session Slated if Rauner Doesn't Get School Billschool budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an "evi
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
school budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an "evidence-based" model not yet in law, the Illinois State Board of Education will, in any event, begin issuing $5.2 billion in other state and federal pass-through... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Single vehicle crash injures VA woman in White Co., ILvehicle crash on Saturday, July 22 injured one Virginia woman in White County I
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
vehicle crash on Saturday, July 22 injured one Virginia woman in White County Illinois on Interstate 64. According to the Illinois State Police the crash happened at 4:42 a.m. eastbound at the mile post 130 intersection with IL Route 1. Jane E.... Read more
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NBC Chicago
10 Shot, 1 Fatally, in First 10 Hours of Weekend Violencethe I-94 interchange when shots rang out, hitting one person in the abdomen and
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
the I-94 interchange when shots rang out, hitting one person in the abdomen and leg, and another in the hand, according to Illinois State Police. The third suffered a graze wound to the neck. The two other people in the vehicle suffered injuries... Read more
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Valley Free Press
10 graduates receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awardsthe Hometown Heroes event, and coached and mentored young girls through the Gir
Valley Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
the Hometown Heroes event, and coached and mentored young girls through the Girls on the Run program. Orzech will attend Illinois State University to study graphic design. • Jacob Handel, Sycamore High School, with Boy Scouts, served his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
3 wounded in shooting on Dan Ryan Expresswayglass after someone fired into their vehicle on the northbound lanes of Interst
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
glass after someone fired into their vehicle on the northbound lanes of Interstate 90/94 near Canal Street, according to Illinois State Police. The shooting happened just before 11:55 p.m. Friday on the northbound lanes of the Dan Ryan... Read more
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NBC Chicago
3 People Injured in Stevenson Expressway Shootingfive people were in a vehicle heading south on Interstate 55 near the I-94 inte
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
five people were in a vehicle heading south on Interstate 55 near the I-94 interchange when shots rang out, according to Illinois State Police. It wasn’t clear where the shots came from. One person was shot in the abdomen and leg, and another... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Special session slated if Rauner doesn't get school billschool budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an “evid
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
school budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an “evidence-based” model not yet in law, the Illinois State Board of Education will, in any event, begin issuing $5.2 billion in other state and federal pass-through... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Someone needs to call out the IPIis too bad, because IPI employs bright folks, and some of their ideas have meri
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
is too bad, because IPI employs bright folks, and some of their ideas have merit. So, now that they are inside and running Illinois state government, I hope the IPI management team takes a problem-solving approach to its work. But I am not... Read more
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Daily Herald
Love fair food? Now you can pig out and win at state fairIll. -- Fans of fair food such as corndogs and funnel cakes will get the chance
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Ill. -- Fans of fair food such as corndogs and funnel cakes will get the chance to really pig out at this year's Illinois State Fair - and win a prize for doing it. Fair officials said Friday there will be a competitive eating... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
County 4-H Fair exhibits range beyond agricultureand get that sense of pride that comes with accomplishment.” Winners of the ex
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
and get that sense of pride that comes with accomplishment.” Winners of the exhibits will be eligible to compete in the Illinois State 4-H Fair in Springfield Aug. 10 through 20. 4-H is a global network of youth organizations with the common... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Thanks to NASA, a college town will be the eclipse capital of the world in Augusthas set up remote parking lots that can host 63,000 cars. Police coordinated wi
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
has set up remote parking lots that can host 63,000 cars. Police coordinated with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Illinois State Police, SIUC police, Illinois Department of Natural Resources police and the FBI to plan for the day of the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Golf: Prairie Ridge grad Ethan Farnam finishes 2nd at Northern Amateur Openwas a fifth alternate for the tournament and had an open date this week after f
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
was a fifth alternate for the tournament and had an open date this week after failing to qualify for each of the Illinois State Amateur and U.S. Junior Amateur by one spot in qualifiers. "I had a really good first two days, and I just... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Special session slated if Rauner doesn't get school billschool budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an "evid
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
school budget is $11.9 billion. While $6.7 billion must be put through an "evidence-based" model not yet in law, the Illinois State Board of Education will, in any event, begin issuing $5.2 billion in other state and federal pass-through... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Woman injured in crash, arrested for DUIA Pittsfield, Illinois, woman faces multiple charges after a crash Friday after
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
A Pittsfield, Illinois, woman faces multiple charges after a crash Friday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police. In a news release, ISP said Sharon Welch, 60, was driving eastbound on Illinois 106 in Pike County when she ran off the roadway... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
I support school funding reformto Chicago to correct years of financial mismanagement. I am focused on ensuri
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 days ago
to Chicago to correct years of financial mismanagement. I am focused on ensuring Illinois is taking a fair approach so that all school districts get the critical resources they need to educate our children. Illinois State Rep. Jerry Long Str... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
3 arrested on meth chargesIllinois State Police reported three people were arrested in Quincy on meth cha
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
Illinois State Police reported three people were arrested in Quincy on meth charges this week. M/Sgt. Patrick Frazier with the West Central Illinois Task Force said a search warrant was executed at 300 S. 3rd #303 in Quincy. He said officers seized... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois families struggle to access 529 college savings funds in wake of changehelp line and waited on hold for 35 minutes for an agent who was able to transf
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
help line and waited on hold for 35 minutes for an agent who was able to transfer the money manually to the colleges. The Illinois State Treasurer's office, which is responsible for the 529 plans, did not respond to repeated calls Friday, but a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy residents arrested on meth chargessearch warrant led to the arrest of two Quincy residents on drug charges Thursd
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
search warrant led to the arrest of two Quincy residents on drug charges Thursday afternoon, according to a news release by Illinois State Police. In the release, it stated Justin Heckrodt, 33, and Lacey Hills, 25, both of 1608 1/2 N. 6th, were... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, July 21, 2017Hawk and Broad-wing Hawk hunt in wooded areas and for different prey species. C
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Hawk and Broad-wing Hawk hunt in wooded areas and for different prey species. Cooper's Hawks were once on the Illinois state endangered species list as their habitat disappeared in Illinois," she said. "But over the years Cooper's have... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Quill the Umpire: Baseball proves it's a small world after allCollege next spring with his younger brother, Jeremy (2017), while Fitzmaurice
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
College next spring with his younger brother, Jeremy (2017), while Fitzmaurice is done playing and finishing up college at Illinois State. “I love coaching,” Davis said. “Who knows if I have a future in coaching or not, but the team I’m coaching... Read more
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New York Post
Meet the newest Mets killer, who they nearly drafted$5 million to renovate the ballpark at his alma mater, the University of Illino
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
$5 million to renovate the ballpark at his alma mater, the University of Illinois at Chicago. DeJong was a senior at Illinois State, about two hours from the Windy City and UIC’s stadium, when he connected with Mets officials. He didn’t work... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Police Briefs, July 21, 2017Harpe was arrested for DUI on July 13. Charles Jame Belles, 44, of Blandinsvil
McDonough County Voice / Posted 3 days ago
Harpe was arrested for DUI on July 13. Charles Jame Belles, 44, of Blandinsville was arrested for a warrant on July 17. ILLINOIS STATE POLICE Tiffany Michelle Shults, 35, of Colchester was arrested for a warrant on July 7. Monica Gail... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Unclaimed property to be auctioned off at Illinois State FairThousands of unclaimed property items will be auctioned live on the Lincoln Sta
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
Thousands of unclaimed property items will be auctioned live on the Lincoln Stage at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield on August 19. To provide a sneak peak at the $113,500 worth of property, there will be two preview events, one on July 27 at... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Cheers to Pritchard for state budget voteand teachers. He hosted a visit from state schools Superintendent Tony Smith a
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
and teachers. He hosted a visit from state schools Superintendent Tony Smith and ensured that his area was visited by the Illinois State Board of Education when the Every Student Succeeds Act was going to bring accountability changes to our school... Read more
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