One long-term type of cooperation among local school districts has ended after more than 20 years. During severe weather this winter, schools in the Illinois Quad Cities will no longer cancel classes as a group.
A new advisor has started working with the Davenport school board and superintendent. Monday night the board approved several suggestions from Tom Lane, sent by the Iowa Department of Education to act as a "mentor."
Property taxes could go down slightly next year for some residents of the Rock Island School District.
This week, Chief Financial Officer Bob Beckwith presented his proposed property tax levy and tax rate. He's recommending a tax rate of $5.35 per $100 assessed value, or about two cents lower than this year.
The Illinois State Board of Education yesterday released its new report card. That name makes it sound like gives schools a grade, which it does. But there’s much more to it than that. Here are five things you need to know about the Illinois Report Card:
Thanks to the local option tax for schools, more than $1 million of construction projects have been completed in the Rock Island-Milan School District. They include improved security at three schools including Edison Junior High, which also received renovations to its main office and library.