Leading News

August 18, 2017
In today’s Leading News, Rockford schools are urging lawmakers to come to a quick resolution that will release state education dollars. Galesburg District 205 is researching options to record and broadcast board meetings for area residents. One eastern Illinois district doesn’t expect many issues or changes for students with their new bus provider. Many schools are incorporating Monday's solar eclipse into an educational experience, but districts have also been cautioned to ensure they have the proper viewing equipment

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Rockford area superintendents: Lawmakers should override
Rauner’s veto on school funding reform

Isaac Guerrero, Rockford Register Star, August 11

District 205 reviews video options for meetings
Gary Tomlin, The Register-Mail, Galesburg, August 15

New bus service set to serve Charleston school district
Dave Fopay, Journal Gazette & Times Courier, Charleston/Mattoon, August 15

Springfield-area schools prepare for solar eclipse
Jason Nevel, State Journal-Register, Springfield, August 17

Argo High School outdoor event eclipsed by faulty
glasses ordered from Amazon

Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, August 17

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