Staff Report ROCKFORD -- Auburn High School Gifted Academy seniors Alexander Ferry and Puranjay Gupta are semifinalists for the 2022 National Merit Scholarship award. Ferry and Gupta are among approximately 16,000 semifinalists across…
Staff Report ROCKFORD -- Rockford Public School District 205 is finalizing transportation plans for October as it continues to work through the nationwide worker shortage and how it is affecting its roster of bus drivers. In the last…
ROCKFORD — Former Rockford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. LaVonne Sheffield died Wednesday at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan. According to reports, Sheffield died from an acute infection. She was 69. Sheffield was hired as…
DURAND -- Durand CUSD 322 is one of 29 Illinois districts that were placed on "probation" by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Wednesday for violating Gov. JB Pritzker's mask mandate. According to the ISBE, Durand's COVID-19…
A fourth school, St. Edward School, 3020 11th St., is now part of the collaborative effort that includes Cathedral of St. Peter, St. Bernadette and St. James Schools. Diocese spokesmen say the addition further enhances the potential of the…
Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.
A Southern Illinois University official says the school is considering having a satellite office for its law school in downtown Springfield or Edwardsville.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced blistering questioning from House Democrats on Tuesday as they confronted her on gun control, racism and LGBT rights.
The Department of Education has begun notifying some former Corinthian Colleges students that it will forgive only one-half or less of their federal student loans, even though the students were defrauded by the now-defunct schools.
A follow-up bill to Illinois' school funding reform law is headed to the state Senate after winning approval from members of the House.
Striking University of Illinois graduate students occupied the school president's office ahead of another day of negotiations.
U of I graduate students' strike in Champaign-Urbana is set to enter a second week after bargaining between the union and school administrators failed over the weekend.
Illinois Industrial University, later to become the University of Illinois, opened March 2, 1868, with 77 students and four faculty members.
Several Illinois universities are reassuring future students that disciplinary action resulting from recent protest activity will not affect their admission to those schools.
Dr. Ehren Jarrett, Superintendent of Rockford Public Schools, says the governor's pension proposal needs to be taken in the context of overall school funding.