Democratic state lawmakers showed their true colors in May when they demanded an investigation into an article about apparently doomed school funding reform legislation, a radio show co-host said recently.
As Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) men's soccer embarks on a new season in a new conference, it will continue its push to become nationally recognized team, according to one of the people who helped develop the team along the way, head coach Mario Sanchez said.
Tuition and fees have nearly doubled at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) since 2006, which the Illinois Policy Institute contends is part of a growing higher education crisis spurred by increasing administrative costs and out-of-control pension costs, not a lack of state funding.
Senators who voted to restrict control of the State Charter School Commission must have forgotten what made charter schools necessary in the first place, Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) argued recently.
Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) wants to know why “false and erroneous drafts” of information regarding a school funding measure got leaked to the press, including being published in the Kankakee Times.
Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is demanding a state investigation after the Kankakee Times reported on the anticipated district-by-district financial impact of his Senate Bill 1, which promises to change the state's formula for dispensing money to public schools.
High school seniors in Madison and Bond counties who will be attending Lewis and Clark Community College, Southwestern Illinois College or Kaskaskia College may now apply for the Great River Workforce Development Corporation Inc. scholarships, Madison County announced recently.
A boil order is now in effect for the Metro East’s Belleville, Swansea, Millstadt, Columbia, Waterloo and Shiloh after a 24-inch water main break caused school districts to close and hospitals to follow emergency procedures.