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Property taxes may go down next year for residents of the Eastern Iowa Community College district. Monday night, during work on next year's budget, trustees discussed an administration proposal to lower the tax rate by four cents, to 99-cents per 1,000 dollars assessed value.

https://bit.ly/2InKopD / Nicolet High School Facebook page

The man who will lead the Davenport School District says his experience will help him steer the district in the right direction.

Wheelan Pressley

A longtime member of the administration at Augustana College has died. John Kindschuh was 92 years old, and passed away last Friday.

After missing a lot of days because of bad weather, one local school district is going to change its schedule to make up the lost classroom time. Starting next month, Rockridge will add half-an-hour to the school day through the end of the school year.

Nicolet High School

A school superintendent from the Milwaukee area will be the next superintendent of the Davenport schools. Thursday the board of education announced the hiring of Robert Kobylski.

Rock Island School District

The interim principal of Rock Island High School has been promoted. 

Augustana Plans New Building And Kinesiology Major

Feb 12, 2019
Courtesy of Augustana College

Students at Augustana College in Rock Island will soon have a new place to hit the gym and hit the books. The college announced Tuesday plans to open a hybrid fitness and academic center by the end of next year.

Three finalists for superintendent will visit the Davenport School District next week. Each day, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, one of the candidates will tour the district and meet with staff, students, parents, and community leaders.

WIU QC

Western Illinois University is bringing new opportunities to the Quad Cities campus.  Today (Thu), officials announced new undergraduate and online programs. 

Assumption High School

Assumption High School in Davenport is preparing to take the next step in its long effort to build its own sports facilities. Monday night, the board of directors approved spending nine million dollars for phase two of the St. Vincent's Center Athletic Complex.

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