Education

Education

With the forecast calling for dangerously cold conditions, Augustana College has announced it will be closed on Wednesday. 

Tuition at Black Hawk College may stay at its current level for the third year in a row.  Next week, the board of trustees will consider a proposal from Chief Financial Officer Steve Frommelt to keep tuition at 149 dollars per credit hour.

QC Colleges

A second group of college graduates is now featured on local billboards, showing how higher education has improved their lives. It's part of an effort launched last summer called "QC Colleges, Raising the QC by 4,171 Degrees."

Ashleigh Johnston

Students and faculty were evacuated from a building at Augustana College Monday because of a chemical leak. It happened just before 10 am, during routine maintenance on the the h-v-a-c system in Old Main.

Mark Perna

A nationally-known author and speaker will headline this week's Career Night Expo for the Davenport schools. Drawing on his experiences in marketing, and as a single parent, Mark Perna wrote "Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and Performance in Younger Generations."

Submitted / Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

Adults in Iowa who want to finish high school now have more options. Eastern Iowa Community Colleges now offer three more ways to earn credits in addition to "HiSET" - which is very similar to a GED.

Augustana College

From now on, Augustana College students will get more personal help when making decisions about their careers. The career office on campus in Rock Island hosted an open house on Thursday to kick-off its revamped "Viking Score" program.

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.

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