Education

Education

Enrollment in the Rock Island schools will be stable for a couple of years, but then start falling. Tuesday night, the board of education discussed the latest five-year projections for the district.

Rock Island School District

One of the top administrators for the Milwaukee schools will be the next superintendent for the Rock Island School District. Friday the board of education announced the hiring of Doctor Reginald Lawrence - he will replace Mike Oberhaus who's retiring next summer.

A majority of public schools in Davenport have been identified by the state as under-performing and in need of additional support, according to a new state review.

Leaders of the Davenport School District will have to make some tough decisions during the next year and-a-half. The state's School Budget Review Committee has ordered them to reduce spending by 13 million dollars by June of 2020.

Moline School District

The Moline school board has named the district's next superintendent. Monday night board members chose Rachel Savage, hwo will begin July 1, 2019. 

School Funding Questions

Dec 14, 2018

On Midwest Week, local voters say "yes" to one school funding question, but "no" to another.

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St. Ambrose University is preparing for its winter commencement weekend. On Saturday, 261 graduates, including 92 grad students and 36 doctoral candidates, will receive their degrees. 

Augustana College students, faculty, and staff are preparing for a big change next year. Starting in the fall of 2019, Augustana will switch from tri-mesters to a semester schedule, matching most other colleges in the nation.

The Moline–Coal Valley school board plans to decide Wednesday night who will become the school district's next superintendent.

Moline School Levy Lower

Dec 12, 2018

Property owners in the Moline School District will probably not pay higher taxes next year. This week, the school board gave its final approval to the 2019 tax levy.

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