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Local Champaign-Urbana tutoring programs aims aid elementary academic success
URBANA – The iRead and iCount programs provide tutoring for kindergarten and first-grade students who are having difficulties with their math and reading skills. The Champaign Unit 4 School District and
What does National African American Parent Involvement Day mean in Urbana schools?
For Briesha Jackson, the day is an intergenerational commitment.
3 people killed at Michigan State University; gunman dead
Police say a man suspected of killing three people and wounding five more at Michigan State University on Monday night has died.
Update: Urbana High School placed under “soft” lockdown after threats
Administrators at Urbana School District 116 placed the district’s high school under lockdown on Monday morning after receiving threats. Students are safe.
University of Illinois continues to house over 800 Native American ancestral remains
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is one of many universities behind in repatriating Native American ancestral remains — as required by law.
At least 30 minutes of recess is required at Illinois elementary schools. Here’s what it means for kids
ROCKFORD — On a winter’s day, 5th grade students at Gregory Elementary School in Rockford run around outside at recess. It’s a scene most people
Estudiantes de la Universidad de Illinois atrapados en estafas financieras, lo que provocó el alcance de la policía
Este artículo ha sido traducido por Nathalie Murillo. Read this story in English here Champaign – Varias estafas financieras han afectado a los estudiantes locales
University of Illinois designs social media platform to connect to high school students
Associate Chancellor Christopher Span is modeling the platform on sites like Instagram and TikTok, because that’s where teens spend much of their time.
NIU wants to be on the cutting edge of virtual reality’s education potential
DEKALB — Northern Illinois University professor Zach Wahl-Alexander pulls a virtual reality headset over his face, ready to transport to any number of far-flung alien
Wind Chill Advisory prompts remote learning on February 3
Illinois Public Media is tracking closings, delays, and school remote days due to bitterly cold weather on February 3.
Report pushes for greater focus on teacher recruitment and retention amid shortages
State board data shows unfilled classroom positions reached a five-year high in 2022
Pritzker seeks more info on AP African American Studies course
Subject ignites culture war rhetoric with Florida Gov. DeSantis