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Bullying notification bill clears Illinois Statehouse despite opposition from school associations

(The Center Square) – A bill that passed the Illinois Legislature requires school principals to report bullying to parents within 24 hours. Some opponents say that is not feasible. Read More

May 22, 2023
Future uncertain for Illinois’ tax credit scholarship program for private school tuition

(The Center Square) – Whether Illinois legislators save the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program that is set to expire at the end of this year is still unknown. Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
Demand for Illinois ag teachers is strong

(The Center Square) – Illinois needs career-changers to teach ag courses in high school. The Land of Lincoln has always been an agricultural powerhouse. The state is working hard to… Read More

April 17, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Illinois reallocates $30 million of COVID-19 testing funds for classroom air purifiers

(The Center Square) – Around $30 million has been designated to distribute 60,000 HEPA air purifiers in more than 3,000 Illinois schools across the state. Mike Claffey, of the Illinois… Read More

April 10, 2023
Public Education
Back in the classroom after suffering from pandemic policies, children with special needs still struggling

(The Center Square) – Illinois schools continue to cope with the effects of the school shutdowns during the pandemic. Recent studies have shown that remote learning and school closures… Read More

November 1, 2022