To enhance professional connections between faculty and students, and the regional metropolitan business community, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville recently launched a partnership with the T-REX Innovation Center in St. Louis.
Of all Illinois “master’s institutions,” Southern Illinois University Edwardsville ranks as third best in the state by Washington Monthly — and also within the publication’s top 60 such institutions nationwide for a record-setting 7th consecutive year.
An Illinois Auditor General’s report released Aug. 18 found that the Regional Office of Education 41 for Madison County 'did not properly record unearned revenues' within its financial reporting process but otherwise met requirements.
The practice of the "pickup" -- where school districts pay some, if not all, of teachers' contributions into their own retirement pensions -- could leave Illinois' educators, students and taxpayers high and dry.
Moody's Investor Services recently downgraded Southwestern Illinois College's general obligation debt from Aa2 to Aa3, placing Southwestern among the 15 Illinois community colleges downgraded due to the state's continuing budget problems.
Alton Middle School has announced the dates for tryouts for its various fall sports teams. You can see the full schedule below. For more information, call the Alton High School Athletic Office at 618-474-2700.
Carlinville Community Unified School District 1 received $759.12 per student from the federal government in 2015, or approximately $363,621.83, according to data published by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
New Athens Community Unified School District 60 received $469.20 per student from the federal government in 2015, or approximately $260,875.20, according to data published by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
Wesclin Community Unified School District 3 received $302.70 per student from the federal government in 2015, or approximately $400,474.74, according to data published by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).