Illinois Board of Education Chairman Zeroes In On Third Grade"The one goal is to make sure that every student in the state of Illinois is reading at or above grade level by the time they finish third grade."
Illinois Lawmakers Push Full-Day Kindergarten, Struggle To Fund ItIn February, the mayor of Chicago announced that all of the city’s kindergartens would become full-day.
Bilingual Ed Starts Early in St. LouisAlmost every aspect of these students' school day is in Spanish. Only one flight of stairs away, another class is doing the same thing in French. Everything from classwork to art class is in a foreign language immersing children in a bilingual environment.
Parkway District looks at adjusting starting, ending times