Southern Illinois University's chancellor is facing two ethics reviews over complaints that he hired his family and used part of his relocation allotment from the school to help cover costs of his daughter's move.
Matt Streb, chief of staff to Acting NIU President Lisa Freeman, says Gov. Rauner’s proposed allocation for higher education ignores even a minimal 1.9 percent increase requested by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
The Republican governor proposed a $696 million savings to the state's bank account by shifting the employer portion of teachers' pension contributions to local districts over four years.
The Board of Higher Education has approved a state funding request that is $254 million more than last year but still below the amount they received in 2014-2015.
The state's education chief says that the $350 million boost promised to public schools this year will be distributed beginning in April.
The Illinois Senate has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a public-school funding measure.
NIU athletic director Sean Frazier said Monday that the official proposal seeking potential partners has been posted to the state procurement website.
A pilot program is giving students in rural Illinois high schools better access to Advanced Placement courses to prepare for college.
Many school districts across Illinois are experiencing substitute teacher shortages, a survey shows.
The St. Anthony College of Nursing program has been ranked as the No. 5 RN program in the state of Illinois, according to RegisteredNursing.org.
A proposed bill would give more than 90,000 students across 100 districts in rural Illinois access to high-speed internet.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed school funding legislation, saying it wouldn't let about three dozen private schools participate in a new scholarship program.
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Community College Board is planning to roll out several alternative ways for people to earn their high school equivalency certificate, other than passing a test. The board plans to offer other methods by the…