Nauvoo-Colusa School District teachers who’ve refused vaccines have convinced the school board to exempt them from the weekly mandatory testing opt-out.
It is fair to ask: What is the point of electing local school boards at all?
District 61 Board of Education has been promising more transparency in their communications with the public. It seems that promise continues t…
“I'm so tired of hearing how resilient our kids are. Resilience is something you choose,” said Ruby Johnson, a mother of seven children from New Lenox.
Meridian's school board voted on Monday to return to the original back-to-school plan, requiring masks indoors.
Regional Superintendent Kyle Thompson has written a letter urging Gov. J.B. Pritzker and State Superintendent Carmen Ayala to rethink the mandates they impose on school, including the most recent one requiring masks.
An executive order requires all students, staff and visitors to wear masks indoors in all schools in Illinois
State education officials said failure to comply with the state mandate puts the district at risk for losing state funding, accreditation and the ability to participate in Illinois High School Association sports.
The Decatur school board heard Tuesday that the lack of materials and difficulties with vendors have delayed the final completion of work at Johns Hill Magnet School's new building.
Macon County school districts are making tentative plans for fall based on current health guidelines, but plans have to be fluid in changing conditions.
After decades of organizing by parents, activists and unions, Chicago is on the verge of having a fully-elected school board for the first time in its history.
After Illinois launched phase five of its COVID-19 reopening plan earlier this month, Wilmette resident Ted Dabrowski enjoyed a jubilant dinner with family and friends at a North Shore restaurant — a celebration that epitomized his long-awaited return to normalcy.
Tony Nika has been the head girls basketball coach of the co-op between Buffalo Tri-City and Niantic Sangamon Valley for six seasons, and has decided to stay there.
With Illinois schools receiving billions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief, nonprofits and community groups that help children and families hit hardest by the pandemic are making sure they’re not forgotten as that money is spent.
The terms of board members have been marred by arrogance, deceitfulness and illegal actions.
"Banks will be a powerful voice for change and will inspire more Trans people to run for office in their communities," Equality Illinois CEO Brian C. Johnson said.
The Board of Education in Peoria has voted to remove the name of Thomas Jefferson from a city primary school because of his legacy on human rights and slavery.
Decatur Public Schools are in the market for a new superintendent.
The group is calling for a renewed urgency in improving remote learning because most students still be receiving lessons online, at least part-time. It wants a focus on mental health and social-emotional needs, as well as improved technology and a stipend for families who are spending more on internet service.
At least 30 Chicago Public Schools are named after people who owned or traded enslaved Black or indigenous people, a shock that came to CPS officials, according to a Chicago Sun-Times review of every public name in the city.
List of Decatur school board candidates void of any incumbents. Filing ends Monday.
While schools across Erie County are preparing to reopen next week, the region’s largest school district is doubling down on its decision to r…