Latest EDUCATION News From The Illinois Newsroom Team
Six pieces of modern ledger art by Josh Atcheynum now on display at Spurlock Museum
Six figures dance across a set of old documents at the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois. This is called ledger art, and it’s part of a new exhibit about modern Native American culture called “Welcome to the Pow-wow.”
A popular football video game will be back next year – and University of Illinois players may be characters.
University of Illinois INFLUENCE Program (NIL) Coordinator Kamron Cox anticipates athletes will opt to participate in the game and will get a few hundred dollars for doing so.
Centennial High School in Champaign has a new principal after a viral video and sudden resignation
Current Franklin STEAM Academy Principal Sara Sanders was asked by Champaign Unit 4 Superintendent Shelia Boozer to take on the role.
Undergraduate library at the University of Illinois may receive a new name for its new mission
CHAMPAIGN — The Undergraduate Library at the University of Illinois’s Urbana campus was closed in May of 2022. The unique building, with its two main
University of Illinois graduate employees celebrate long-delayed contract
CHAMPAIGN—On a rainy Friday evening around 5 p.m., the Ikenberry dining hall at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign was quiet. That was until the sounds
First Latina representative in Urbana school district gets sworn in
Born in Mexico, Citlaly Stanton moved to Illinois in 2014. Once here, she got married and is now raising two children.
Parents fuming over planned changes to Urbana elementary school
Move would likely cause school redistricting for many elementary school students URBANA — At a committee meeting of community members and school administrators, the district
As COVID emergency ends, Urbana’s last community testing site winds down
It was a quiet morning at the University of Illinois’ Campus Recreation Center East. Only a handful of people had dropped in for a COVID-19 test.
Japan House celebrates long history
In 1964, Margaret Erlinger, the head of dance at the University of Illinois, was visiting Japan. There, she saw a man named Shozo Sato perform Kabuki and
Indigenous ‘modern, vibrant communities’ the focus of Spurlock’s new exhibit
The show is part of a growing movement to heal past harms committed against Native Americans. Other efforts include a bill requiring Native American history in public schools and new commitment by the University of Illinois to repatriate ancestral remains.
House Republicans want cuts in exchange for raising the debt ceiling. How would that affect Illinois students with disabilities?
Over 75 percent of Illinois students with disabilities would see reduced supports, according to the US Department of Education.
Measure would require schools to notify parents of bullying incidents within 24 hours
Districts would also collect data on bullying for six years to inform next steps.