When the new school year opens next month, students in the Rock Island schools will stay home. That was the decision Wednesday night by the school board, based on recommendations from Superintendent Reginald Lawrence.

Carl Sandburg College

Students picking courses for the fall at Carl Sandburg College will have more to consider than which teacher they prefer. As part of its reopening plan, the college will offer three class structures: in-person instruction, virtual meetings at scheduled class times, and fully online coursework.  

For the 14th year, school districts in the Quad Cities are working together on the First Day Project. Each year it collects donations of school supplies for low income students.

Half Days for UT Students

Jul 13, 2020

When classes open for the fall at United Township High School in East Moline, students will only attend for half days, and only four days a week. 


On Midwest Week, the impact of the pandemic on Western Illinois University and the search for a new president. 

When the new school year begins, students in one local district will only go to school two days a week. That was the decision this week by the Silvis School Board. 

The first of three finalists for Campus Chaplain will visit Augustana College Thursday. Pastor Emily Ewing from Des Moines will spend two days doing on-campus interviews and working with the worship planning team to design and lead a 45 minute worship service.

As the Moline School District works on plans for the start of classes next month, it's asking for help. Thursday and next week, it will hold virtual community conversations to get suggestions from parents and other residents.

When the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges open for the fall semester, they'll offer a combination of traditional and online classes. 

Niabi Zoo Opens

Jun 26, 2020
Niabi Zoo

Two months after the new season was supposed to begin, the Niabi Zoo in Coal Valley has opened. Starting Friday members are welcome to visit, and Saturday it'll open to the general public.