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A Daily Charge for That Bus Ride to School

Illinois schools could either get rid of the buses or charge for carrying students each day.

04/23/2012

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Turmoil At The Top Of East St. Louis School District

State school superintendent threatens to remove elected board of trustees.

04/22/2012

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Illinois Wants No Child Waver

Illinois wants to break loose from the regulations of the No Child Left Behind Act.

03/13/2012

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Ill. Education Workers: Travel Time Counts as Work Time

Illinois taxpayers could be on the hook for hundreds of hours that state education workers spent in planes, trains and automobiles on their way to assignments.

12/20/2011

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Illinois Elementary School Achievement Gap Narrowing

“Our students have shown steady, incremental improvement, and we know that represents solid progress,” said Christopher Koch, the state’s education chief.

10/31/2011

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Illinois Lawmakers, Health Advocates Aim To Ban Trans Fat

“It’s pretty much like pouring grease down your kitchen drain and it clogs. Trans fats literally are poisonous to the system.”

05/02/2011

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State Board of Education To Take Over East St. Louis Schools

The Illinois Board of Education is taking over East St. Louis’ public schools because it does not believe the district’s students are being properly educated.

04/14/2011

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Illinois Programs Looking At Tough Cuts As Budget Talks Get Heated

Lawmakers who sit on appropriations committees are not seeing eye-to-eye with the administration.

04/14/2011

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Combining Illinois School Districts An Idea Few Want

The number of Illinois school districts likely to remain the same for now.

03/31/2011

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Illinois Considering ‘Aggressive Actions’ Against East St. Louis Schools

The Illinois State Board of Education cited the school system’s “extreme ongoing non-compliance” involving the disabilities program.

03/23/2011

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