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The Champaign News-Gazette
SAT officially test of choice, a decision that frustrates manySPRINGFIELD — It's official: The SAT is now the state-funded college entrance e
SAT officially test of choice, a decision that frustrates many
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 59 minutes ago
SPRINGFIELD — It's official: The SAT is now the state-funded college entrance exam of choice in Illinois. And with weeks to go until juniors across the state get out their No. 2 pencils, school administrators can officially begin panicking... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The
SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in Illinois
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The test known as the SAT is replacing the ACT. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday it will begin negotiating a contract with the College Board, which... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The
SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in Illinois
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The test known as the SAT is replacing the ACT. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday it will begin negotiating a contract with the College Board, which... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Weekend swim meet gives boost to local tourismout on plan to save millions on construction A plan that would have saved Quin
Weekend swim meet gives boost to local tourism
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 hours ago
out on plan to save millions on construction A plan that would have saved Quincy taxpayers millions of dollars on the school construction project falls through. Quincy Public Schools was not on a list of districts approved for construction... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The
SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 5 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The test known as the SAT is replacing the ACT. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday it will begin negotiating a contract with the College Board, which... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Dead batteries an issue in the cold weatherout on plan to save millions on construction A plan that would have saved Quin
Dead batteries an issue in the cold weather
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 hours ago
out on plan to save millions on construction A plan that would have saved Quincy taxpayers millions of dollars on the school construction project falls through. Quincy Public Schools was not on a list of districts approved for construction... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Charges could take months for Midwest Academy sex abuse caseout on plan to save millions on construction A plan that would have saved Quin
Charges could take months for Midwest Academy sex abuse case
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 hours ago
out on plan to save millions on construction A plan that would have saved Quincy taxpayers millions of dollars on the school construction project falls through. Quincy Public Schools was not on a list of districts approved for construction... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Branco to build junior highThe second of two major steps in two days for the construction of Neosho Junior
Branco to build junior high
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
The second of two major steps in two days for the construction of Neosho Junior High School occurs today with groundbreaking at 2 p.m. after the R-5 School District board of education accepted the low bid Thursday to build the facility. Posted Feb.... Read more
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Daily Herald
McHenry County District 5 hopefuls have different paths to government efficiencyThree candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the March 15 primary for
McHenry County District 5 hopefuls have different paths to government efficiency
Daily Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
Three candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the March 15 primary for the McHenry County Board District 5 have varied backgrounds and differing views on how each would improve governmental efficiency. Voters will chose two from the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: CEO saves Glen Ellyn school during a road tripThe Glen Ellyn institution, the nation's only public residential school for peo
Lester: CEO saves Glen Ellyn school during a road trip
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
The Glen Ellyn institution, the nation's only public residential school for people who are deaf and blind, was in a big bind. It was running out of money because its state funding was locked up in the eight-month battle between Republican Gov. Bruce... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
29 school districts get help financing building projectsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29
29 school districts get help financing building projects
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools. The districts will be able to borrow, in total, $495... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
29 school districts get help financing building projectsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29
29 school districts get help financing building projects
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools. The districts will be able to borrow, in total, $495... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislatorstoday. REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ADDRESS TO THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY H
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
today. REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ADDRESS TO THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY House Chamber Illinois State Capitol Springfield, Illinois THE PRESIDENT: Hey! (Applause.) Thank you! (Applause.) Thank you so much! Thank you, everybody.... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
4 Clark County governments join Ohio online checkbook | NewsOnline Checkbook Wednesday, putting all their purchases on Ohio Treasurer Josh
4 Clark County governments join Ohio online checkbook | News
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Online Checkbook Wednesday, putting all their purchases on Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s website for the public to view. Springfield Township, Madison Township and the village of Catawba officially launched their online checkbooks along with... Read more
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KCEN-TV
The story behind Denver man in ‘Don’t tell my wife’ videoISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Ste
The story behind Denver man in ‘Don’t tell my wife’ video
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
ISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Stewart will be recommended to the Temple ISD School Board on Monday as the Temple ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Stewart currently serves as the Defensive... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Political Newsletteris likely gambling that the cuts will be blamed on the Chicago Teachers Union,
Political Newsletter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
is likely gambling that the cuts will be blamed on the Chicago Teachers Union, rather than its management of the school system's finances. The cuts are about $10 million more than CPS warned was needed just last week. But because... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Toni Preckwinkle gets personal with Bruce RaunerCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made the rounds of media outlets l
Toni Preckwinkle gets personal with Bruce Rauner
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made the rounds of media outlets late yesterday, making the case that delays in state funding because of the Springfield budget standoff are really, really beginning to pinch. But here's something you... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Vermilion to appoint successor to health administratorDANVILLE — A new public health administrator could be appointed in Vermilion Co
Vermilion to appoint successor to health administrator
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
DANVILLE — A new public health administrator could be appointed in Vermilion County next week. A committee of the board of health has been conducting a search to find a replacement for Jenny Trimmell, who will retire April 16. The board has... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Lovelace to get new lawyer for retrial in wife's deathformer Quincy prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife’s 2006 Valent
Lovelace to get new lawyer for retrial in wife's death
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
former Quincy prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife’s 2006 Valentine’s Day death will have a new legal team. Springfield defense attorney James Elmore tells The Herald-Whig in Quincy that neither he nor co-counsel Jeff Page will... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Lovelace to get new lawyer for retrial in wife's deathformer Quincy prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife's 2006 Valent
Lovelace to get new lawyer for retrial in wife's death
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 3 days ago
former Quincy prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife's 2006 Valentine's Day death will have a new legal team. Springfield defense attorney James Elmore tells The Herald-Whig in Quincy (bit.ly/1Qnrff0 ) that neither he nor co-counsel... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Lovelace to get new lawyer for retrial in wife's deathformer Quincy prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife's 2006 Valent
Lovelace to get new lawyer for retrial in wife's death
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 3 days ago
former Quincy prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife's 2006 Valentine's Day death will have a new legal team. Springfield defense attorney James Elmore tells The Herald-Whig in Quincy (bit.ly/1Qnrff0 ) that neither he nor co-counsel... Read more
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SaukValley.com
School officials skeptical about funding fixAn Education Task Force is slated to meet a week from Tuesday in Springfield.�W
School officials skeptical about funding fix
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
An Education Task Force is slated to meet a week from Tuesday in Springfield.�While most proposed new models would bring more funding to the Sauk Valley, its districts have seen their funding cut in the meantime. "When legislators say their hearts... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
MU School of Medicine names leader for new Springfield campusThe University of Missouri School of Medicine appointed Dr. Andrew Evans as ass
MU School of Medicine names leader for new Springfield campus
KY3 Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Missouri School of Medicine appointed Dr. Andrew Evans as associate dean and chief academic officer for its new clinical campus in Springfield. Evans also will have the title of associate professor of clinical medicine. His... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
MU School of Medicine names leader for new Springfield campusThe University of Missouri School of Medicine appointed Dr. Andrew Evans as ass
MU School of Medicine names leader for new Springfield campus
KSPR Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Missouri School of Medicine appointed Dr. Andrew Evans as associate dean and chief academic officer for its new clinical campus in Springfield. Evans also will have the title of associate professor of clinical medicine. His... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
School funding overhaul again faces long odds in Springfield Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 9:03 AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawmakers of all str
School funding overhaul again faces long odds in Springfield
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 9:03 AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the state's outdated school funding formula, a nearly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Elvis paczki? Mount Prospect bakers get creativewon't be happening.Tiebreaking decision The man likely to pick the tiebreaking
Lester: Elvis paczki? Mount Prospect bakers get creative
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
won't be happening.Tiebreaking decision The man likely to pick the tiebreaking seventh member of the College of DuPage board is a COD graduate himself. Northwest Suburban High School District 214 Assistant Superintendent Lazaro Lopez got his... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield STEM school gets $6.3M for expansionThe Global Impact STEM Academy will likely receive $6.3 million to expand its f
Springfield STEM school gets $6.3M for expansion
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
The Global Impact STEM Academy will likely receive $6.3 million to expand its footprint at the Springfield Center of Innovation: The Dome. It’s the latest development at the former South High School on South Limestone Street where Clark State... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Three legislative bills address dyslexia disorderbills aim to identify students with dyslexia early in their education and provi
Three legislative bills address dyslexia disorder
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
bills aim to identify students with dyslexia early in their education and provide resources and best practices to schools from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). House Bill 2379 would require each... Read more
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Express and Star
IN PICTURES: Historic locations in Black Country and Staffordshire inspire University of Wolverhampton art students « Express & Starundergraduates have been exploring some of the region's treasured sites. Lectu
IN PICTURES: Historic locations in Black Country and Staffordshire inspire University of Wolverhampton art students « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
undergraduates have been exploring some of the region's treasured sites. Lecturers at the university asked them to take on board their surroundings and reflect it in their creations. The resulting artwork has been exhibited in various different... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Student of the Week Shawnee High SchoolSchool: Shawnee High School Extra-curricular: Student Council, National Honor
Student of the Week Shawnee High School
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
School: Shawnee High School Extra-curricular: Student Council, National Honor Society, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Shawnee High Random Acts of Kindness (SHARKS), YOUmedia Student Advisory Board Claim to fame/honors: I create my... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Brett Favre highlights 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame classISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Ste
Brett Favre highlights 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class
KCEN-TV / Posted 5 days ago
ISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Stewart will be recommended to the Temple ISD School Board on Monday as the Temple ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Stewart currently serves as the Defensive... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Unexpected tragedy for father-daughter at Super BowlISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Ste
Unexpected tragedy for father-daughter at Super Bowl
KCEN-TV / Posted 5 days ago
ISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Stewart will be recommended to the Temple ISD School Board on Monday as the Temple ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Stewart currently serves as the Defensive... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Statehouse Insider: Three days until President Obama turns Illinois aroundObama turns Illinois around Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 5:46 PM It’s just three da
Statehouse Insider: Three days until President Obama turns Illinois around
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Obama turns Illinois around Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 5:46 PM It’s just three days until President Barack Obama visits Springfield and delivers a speech to a joint session of the General Assembly.Ever since the visit was announced, various... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark, Champaign County housing market shows signs of improvementthat often offer a better value that some other communities in the region, said
Clark, Champaign County housing market shows signs of improvement
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
that often offer a better value that some other communities in the region, said Jeff Harvey, president of the Clark County Board of Realtors. “Typically the Springfield market lags behind some of the metropolitan markets like Columbus, Cincinnati... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday Calendarwww.al-anondaytonoh.org. 8:30 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families an
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
www.al-anondaytonoh.org. 8:30 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Springfield Fellowship Club, 1303 Kenton St. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Puppy power! Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' furry friends predict Super Bowl winnerISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Ste
Puppy power! Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' furry friends predict Super Bowl winner
KCEN-TV / Posted 6 days ago
ISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Stewart will be recommended to the Temple ISD School Board on Monday as the Temple ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Stewart currently serves as the Defensive... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police raid a drug house across from the Springfield Head StartHolmes; Bottom Row (Left to Right): Margarita Ramos, Alycka Wagner, Jose Cruz,
Police raid a drug house across from the Springfield Head Start
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
Holmes; Bottom Row (Left to Right): Margarita Ramos, Alycka Wagner, Jose Cruz, Iris Andino, Darnell Holbrook (Image Credit: Springfield Police Department) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 52-year-old Springfield man was arrested twice within 7 months... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Bruno Mars Will be Back for Super Bowl Halftime ShowISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Ste
Bruno Mars Will be Back for Super Bowl Halftime Show
KCEN-TV / Posted 6 days ago
ISD is excited to announce that after a three step interview process, Scott Stewart will be recommended to the Temple ISD School Board on Monday as the Temple ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Stewart currently serves as the Defensive... Read more
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The Record-Journal
MERIDEN SPORTS REUNION: Les Zimmerman & Robert Hettrick Jr., the 2016 Sportsmen of DistinctionHettrick from Maloney in 1974. Zimmerman turns 67 this year, Hettrick 60. Both
MERIDEN SPORTS REUNION: Les Zimmerman & Robert Hettrick Jr., the 2016 Sportsmen of Distinction
The Record-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Hettrick from Maloney in 1974. Zimmerman turns 67 this year, Hettrick 60. Both are retired — Zimmerman from the Berlin Board of Education, where he was a physical education teacher, and Hettrick from the Meriden Police Department, where he was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Happy Gilmore: on the trail – and at the gun range – with the unknown candidatevoters back here,” Gilmore says. “We’ve seen you on television!” says an elder
Happy Gilmore: on the trail – and at the gun range – with the unknown candidate
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
voters back here,” Gilmore says. “We’ve seen you on television!” says an elderly woman. Gilmore tells her he is on the board of the National Rifle Association. “Well, he’s a lifelong member,” the woman says, pointing at her husband. Gilmore... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Primary election voting deadlines aheadas the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and the Ohio House in addition
Primary election voting deadlines ahead
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 7 days ago
as the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and the Ohio House in addition to county offices. Voters in Coventry and Springfield townships and the Manchester Local School District will find issues on their ballots as well. While the election... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan makes move to slow down push for school funding changesthe notebook *Rauner calls CPS borrowing "tragic": Gov. Rauner continued his c
Madigan makes move to slow down push for school funding changes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
the notebook *Rauner calls CPS borrowing "tragic": Gov. Rauner continued his criticism of Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools on Thursday, saying it was “tragic” the mayor opted to borrow more money to cover the school district’s operations.... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
2 Illinois schools honored for helping low-income studentsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Two Illinois schools have been recognized for helping
2 Illinois schools honored for helping low-income students
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Two Illinois schools have been recognized for helping low-income students achieve success in the classroom. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday that Healy Elementary School in Chicago and Parkside... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
2 Illinois schools honored for helping low-income studentsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Two Illinois schools have been recognized for helping
2 Illinois schools honored for helping low-income students
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Two Illinois schools have been recognized for helping low-income students achieve success in the classroom. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday that Healy Elementary School in Chicago and Parkside... Read more
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Daily Herald
2 Illinois schools honored for helping low-income studentsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Two Illinois schools have been recognized for helping low-
2 Illinois schools honored for helping low-income students
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Two Illinois schools have been recognized for helping low-income students achieve success in the classroom. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday that Healy Elementary School in Chicago and Parkside Elementary... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Latest Illinois news, sports, business and entertainmentPresley in Europe when Dowell's version was released. With its bouncy tempo and
Latest Illinois news, sports, business and entertainment
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 days ago
Presley in Europe when Dowell's version was released. With its bouncy tempo and echoed vocal track, the song topped the Billboard chart in early September 1961. Dowell's other songs included "The Bridge of Love" and "Little Red Rented Rowboat." In... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Latest Illinois news, sports, business and entertainmentPresley in Europe when Dowell's version was released. With its bouncy tempo and
Latest Illinois news, sports, business and entertainment
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
Presley in Europe when Dowell's version was released. With its bouncy tempo and echoed vocal track, the song topped the Billboard chart in early September 1961. Dowell's other songs included "The Bridge of Love" and "Little Red Rented Rowboat." In... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Low bid of four is $22 millionAnother step in construction of a junior high school was completed Thursday as
Low bid of four is $22 million
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Another step in construction of a junior high school was completed Thursday as the Neosho R-5 School District board of education opened four competing bids from contractors. Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 10:38 PM Another step in construction of a junior... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago State Declares Financial CrisisAs lawmakers in Springfield continue a months-long battle over the state budget
Chicago State Declares Financial Crisis
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
As lawmakers in Springfield continue a months-long battle over the state budget, one Chicago school faces imminent danger of closing. Board of Trustees at Chicago State University voted Thursday to declare a financial crisis, also known as financial... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Millenials need more financial educationis just 18 months, Schuyler said. “They’re in the standpoint of live-for-now v
Millenials need more financial education
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
is just 18 months, Schuyler said. “They’re in the standpoint of live-for-now versus live-for-the future,” she said. The Springfield-based Baker Krizner Financial Planning is working to expand their client base to the millennial age group to get... Read more
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