Patrick Twomey

Rich Egger

An updated strategic plan is close to completion for the district. Superintendent Patrick Twomey said the district has spent about a year-and-a-half working on its vision for "what education can look like here in Macomb."

T.J. Carson

Educators in Illinois hope a large support group can deliver results in Springfield.

The initiative is called Illinois Vision 20/20. It began in 2012 when various education groups in the state came together to set a direction for improving public education.

Rich Egger

The contract of Macomb School Superintendent Patrick Twomey is being extended by two years.

After months of planning and plenty of public input, the Macomb Board of Education unanimously approved the district’s cost containment plan.

Rich Egger

Macomb School District Superintendent Patrick Twomey has released his recommended cost containment plan to fill a projected $500,000 budget gap for next school year.

The Board of Education’s Finance Committee is recommending Superintendent Patrick Twomey come up with $500,000 worth of cuts and increased revenues for next school year.

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To hold classes or not hold classes.  That is the difficult decision school districts around the region have faced numerous times already this year due to the bitterly cold and snowy conditions.

MEA Ratifies Contract

Jan 17, 2014

Teachers in the Macomb School District are one step closer to having a new contract.

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Members of the Macomb Education Association used the “Work to the Rule” strategy Monday as their contract stalemate with the district drags on.

Rich Egger

Representatives from the Macomb School District and the Macomb Education Association held an informal meeting Wednesday night as they try to reach agreement on a new contract.

Rich Egger

Both the Macomb School District and the Macomb Education Association said they have issued their “best and final” contract offers.

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The Macomb School District has declared that contract talks with the Macomb Education Association have reached an impasse.

Rich Egger

There is a lot of talk in the contract stalemate between the Macomb School District and teachers. However, none of it’s happening at the bargaining table.

Rich Egger

The Macomb School District asked for – and received – plenty of community input to help close a budget gap for next year.

Rich Egger

Plans to start a new athletic conference in western Illinois will be delayed by at least a year.

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