Latest EDUCATION News From The Illinois Newsroom Team
Born in Decatur, Dansby served in World War II as the master sergeant for the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American division of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The airmen first formed at Chanute Airfield Base in Rantoul.
The show is part of a growing movement to heal past harms committed against Native Americans. Other efforts include a bill requiring Native American history in public schools and new commitment by the University of Illinois to repatriate ancestral remains.
House Republicans want cuts in exchange for raising the debt ceiling. How would that affect Illinois students with disabilities?
Over 75 percent of Illinois students with disabilities would see reduced supports, according to the US Department of Education.
Districts would also collect data on bullying for six years to inform next steps.
After a year of bargaining – and a six day strike – faculty and staff at Eastern Illinois University have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract.
CHAMPAIGN — Parents must be open and honest about the adultification and objectification of Black children. That was one of the points discussed by panelists of
Measure passed House last month.
In the women’s race, American Susannah Scaroni won her first wheelchair Boston Marathon title, crossing in 1:41.45.
As of 8 AM Friday, class is back in session at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. A week-long strike by the union representing faculty and support staff is on hold, while members consider the administration’s contract proposal. A ratification vote is expected sometime next week, although a date has not been set.
Effective halving of state funding has contributed to strikes at universities around Illinois.
Task force would review use of edTPA exam.
Most classes have been on hold at Eastern Illinois University while faculty and staff strike for better wages and hours — alongside faculty at two other public universities in the state.