The Land of Lincoln wants to change its funding formula to help more students in need, but does the new plan actually come with more money?
All Blog Posts With Illinois Tag or Category
July 09, 2014
June 02, 2014
What makes for robust school accountability systems from states, and where do parents and researchers differ about which states do the best job with those reports?
April 14, 2014
The Univ. of Illinois is struggling to recruit rural students who are already less likely to attend college.
April 11, 2014
A new study finds continued evidence that rural students are less likely to attend college than their peers and are more likely to opt for two-year or non-selective schools.
April 08, 2014
Charter advocates gathered today in Springfield to protest the introduction of ten bills that they say would restrict the startup and growth of charter schools in Illinois.
March 25, 2014
Illinois has officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards.
February 20, 2014
While the North Carolina voucher program makes its way through the legal system, lawmakers in Alaska and Indiana debate voucher programs there.
February 05, 2014
The new formula recommended by an Illinois Senate committee report would focus more resources on low-income students and reduce state bureaucracy.
November 29, 2013
An Illinois district was forced to shut down Web access after its filters were disrupted, apparently by a change in security encryption by Google.
November 26, 2013
The court said Georgia's historical precedent clearly allowed for the state to remove local officials under certain circumstances.