illinois education

In August 2014, as the race between former Gov. Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner hit full throttle, no issue was more hotly contested
Gov. Bruce Rauner called half of Chicago teachers "virtually illiterate" in 2011.
More than 9,500 public high schools were ranked based on the overall quality of its administration and policies. Of the 100
Statewide averages Using the board's 2015 figures and the Illinois Report Card, we've sorted out the Top 25 school districts
National Rank: 667 E&E: 43.1% Subs. Lunch: 32.2% Challenge Index: 3.098 *Denotes private high school 25. Grayslake Central
James Applegate, executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, told the Senate Higher Education Committee
Beneath each superintendent's salary is "other benefits," which includes the amount in health, dental, life and vision insurance
[...] a major factor driving increasing costs is the constant expansion of university administration. According to the Department
I still believe that journalism is a worthy academic and career pursuit. But it can't be denied that the newspaper industry's well-publicized struggles in recent years have made journalism a far less enticing career choice than when I chose it in the mid-'80s.
22. Naperville Central High School | Naperville Academics: A+ Health & Safety: B- Teachers: A+ Resources & Facilities: B
A total of 100 Illinois school districts were ranked by Niche, with each receiving individual grades for its academics, health and safety, teachers, resources and facilities, and extracurricular activities, among other factors.
The Department's Blue Ribbon Schools program awards public and private elementary, middle and high schools for academic excellence and improvement in closing the gap between privileged and underprivileged students.
Here are the top 25 school districts in Illinois with the highest projected deficit spending and surplus spending for the
While the objective of the statewide education report card is to provide parents, teachers, administrators and the public
Over the past four years, students in the first graduating class of Southland College Prep Charter High School spent five days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. preparing for the next phase of their lives.
The $586.25 bill was posted online and sparked outrage over some of the mandatory expenses passed along to parents. For example
In the final two weeks of the 2013 spring legislative session, lawmakers are weighing two bills that address what is arguably the greatest financial crisis in state history.
Launching a new organization is never easy and there are many moving parts. In urban education, there are a lot of complex moving parts. Here are my greatest takeaways from the last nine months with Citizens Schools.
Citizen Schools partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for children in low-income communities. We are promoting student achievement, transforming schools and re-imagining education in America.