Leading News

May 24, 2017
In today’s Leading News, community members question funding and transportation for a proposed charter school for Elgin-based School District U-46. A Northfield THSD 225 student expelled after an alleged hack of the school’s computer network has been reinstated by a court decision. Stark Co CUSD 100 reaches a deal with its teachers. Finally in the news, the Illinois Senate voted on a tax bill with a week to go before the scheduled end of the legislative session.

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District U46 residents speak out against charter school proposal
Rafael Guerrero, Elgin Courier-News, May 23

Student who sued over being expelled ordered back to school, for now
Robert McCoppin, Chicago Tribune, May 23

Stark County School Board approves teacher raises
Gary L. Smith, Peoria Journal-Star, May 18

Illinois Senate Democrats pass major tax hikes unlikely to become law
Monique Garcia and Haley BeMiller, Chicago Tribune, May 23

Tricky, unpopular budget at crux of Senate 'grand bargain'
John O’Connor, AP/The Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, May 22

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