Leading News

October 18, 2017
In today’s Leading News, Quincy teachers will vote today on the board of education’s contract offer. A study that reports a drop teen deaths in automobile crashes credits changes in drivers license and drivers ed laws. Ottawa THSD 140 will send electronic report cards this quarter. Alton CUSD 11 is reviewing the use of a “controversial” title in its curriculum. Finally in the news, Springfield SD 186 sees positives in student assessment results.

Click on the links above or the headlines below to read more.

Quincy Federation to vote Wednesday
on board's 'final' contract offer
Edward Husar, Herald-Whig, Quincy, October 17

Teen crash deaths in Illinois drop by half since '07,
graduated licenses credited
Ted Gregory, Chicago Tribune, October 16

Ottawa High to send electronic report cards
Jerrilyn Zavada, Ottawa Times, October 16

Groups object to alleged ‘removal’ of controversial book
from AHS curriculum
Scott Cousins, The Telegraph, Alton, October 16

District 186 encouraged by student assessment
Jason Nevel, State Journal-Register, Springfield, October 17

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