The school board in Frederick Co., Md., wants to know what the state wants them to do when it comes to students who refuse to take state tests.
A Rockford man has been sent back to prison after a successful plea from an Illinois police chief had him judged to be a sexually dangerous person.
Legislation now under consideration in Md., IL, and a few other states would provide actual freedom of the press to student newspapers.
IL has been without a state budget for 8 months, and bills are piling up. The Gov. vetoed a bill that would have provided MAP grants for college students.
Testimony before a Senate committee focused on flexibility and accountability in the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
Voters in Morton IL could raise taxes at the ballot box next month. Schools need improvements, mainly for band rooms and gyms.
Jeb Bush may soon end his run for president, but some of his ideas are worth talking about, no matter who becomes the leader of the free world.
Kids who took the PARCC tests last year scored lower, on average, if they took the test online, compared to paper-and-pencil.
Colleges in IL sound an alarm (for a few months) that the state’s budget impasse could result in greatly reduced college opportunity.
2 teachers of the year have written op-eds in different publications, saying they have examined PARCC tests and find them to be tests worth taking.