About 74 percent of ninth graders in 2017 were on track to graduate at a school where the four-year graduation rate was 86 percent that year, according to the latest Illinois schools report card by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Property owners in Swansea paid more than 2 percent of the value of their homes in taxes last year. That’s more than two times the national average, according to an LGIS analysis of real estate sales data in St. Clair County from Jan 1. to June 30.
State residents enrolled at Christian Life College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
More than a few audience members may have been startled when Edwardsville attorney Al Pranaitis received the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel's (IDC) 2018 Distinguished Member Award and said "without attempting false humility" that he didn't "deserve" to be so recognized.
School districts in Granite City, Cahokia and Bethalto were among those in Illinois that paid the most in penalties since 2005 for spiking employee salaries to boost outgoing teachers' retirement benefits, according to data obtained from the Teacher