Children in military families should have an easier time changing schools when their parents transferring in and out of Illinois. 

Last summer, Tom White retired from the U.S. Army and accepted a post teaching military law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. But instead of moving his family near his work in Illinois, White opted to live in Indiana and commute at least an hour each day.

Carl Sandburg College

The final classes ever have been held at the Carl Sandburg College Children’s School.

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A bloodhound named Roxy is making her mark at Fort Madison High School.

  The Illinois Senate has passed a plan to overhaul the way schools are funded. But the proposal has a long way to go before becoming law.

After months of negotiations and with just four days left on the General Assembly's spring calendar, the measure was deemed "ready for primetime." The plan would direct state funding to more impoverished schools and divert funding from schools in wealthier areas.

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Students in Illinois will now receive training on a potentially lifesaving device as part of their high school education. One superintendent says it’s the latest in a long line of unfunded mandates.

Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA 2) has some big plans for his new role on the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee. 

Chromebooks for All Galesburg Students

Apr 16, 2014

Galesburg School District #205 board members voted unanimously to begin a One-to-One computer program this fall so all District #205 students will get free Chromebooks of their own at the beginning of next year.

The Keokuk School Board has approved the district’s certified budget for the upcoming school year.

The Fort Madison School District is moving ahead with a plan to get new technology in the hands of its students.