Latest EDUCATION News From The Illinois Newsroom Team
After decades, University of Illinois restarts repatriation of Native American ancestors
Despite being in an untenured position, Jenny Davis took a risk. She persuaded the University of Illinois to establish an office dedicated to implementing the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Some school board candidates this year are pushing to limit lessons on Black history. Where do Champaign Unit 4 candidates stand?
Six candidates say students should learn African American history and the history of racism. The seventh, business owner Mark Holm, declined to be interviewed.
NIU ‘Project FLEX’ offers fitness and college experiences to incarcerated Illinois youth
DEKALB — Several times a week, a team of NIU graduate students led by professors Zach Wahl-Alexander and Jenn Jacobs bring physical activities to three
COVID federal funding will expire. How are schools investing in student mental health for the long term?
LA MOILLE — Students in the La Moille School District don’t have a full-time school social worker or psychologist. For tiny, rural districts like La
Community in uproar after board votes to temporarily close Wiley Elementary for asbestos abatement
URBANA – The Urbana School District 116 school board received significant backlash at its February 21 board meeting after voting to close Wiley Elementary
Parkland raises tuition after end of COVID-19 relief
For the average Parkland College student taking classes full-time, tuition and student fee increases will add up to an additional $225 more a semester.
Illinois physician writes children’s book on how to be a first responder
The idea for “Ava Saves The Day” occurred to Breyanna Grays while working with stroke and heart attack patients in emergency rooms.
Former trustee: Kinzy’s abrupt exit was about fit, not wrongdoing
NORMAL — Illinois State University marked its annual Founding Celebration on Thursday with the usual traditions – bellringing and a toast of faculty and staff
Pritzker hits the road to sell his budget plan
Preschool, child care investments top list of proposed spending increases.
U of I police department reviews emergency protocols after MSU shooting
UIPD is reviewing Monday’s shooting at Michigan State University to see if changes need to be made to their response plans.
ISU President Terri Goss Kinzy resigns less than 2 years on the job
NORMAL — Illinois State University President Terri Goss Kinzy has resigned after less than two years on the job. The surprise announcement came Wednesday afternoon
When half of a Rockford elementary school has no bus, the community takes action
ROCKFORD — A group of Rockford elementary school students stand against the front of Lewis Lemon Elementary, trying to stay out of the snow. They’re