Ex-Superintendent Gets 33 Months For Illinois Embezzlements

URBANA — A former superintendent for two central Illinois school districts has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison and ordered to repay $343,000 he admitted embezzling over several years from the districts. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced 48-year-old Daniel Brue, who also faces three years of supervised release following his release from […]

Cafeteria Workers, School Staff On The Front Lines Delivering Food To Illinois Students

Dawnal Mahan is an essential employee. She manages the cafeteria inside Chatham Elementary School, a kindergarten through fourth grade school in the small town located south of Springfield.  While most teachers aren’t in the building, Mahan is still going to work each school day to prepare pre-packaged meals for students — including breakfast and lunch. […]