Leading News

February 17, 2017
In today’s Leading News, Springfield SD 186 involves the community in a series of facilities discussions. Districts in Madison County discuss collaboration. The Decatur SD 60 school board considers its minority workforce. O’Fallon THSD 203 anticipates cuts, asks for budget input. Finally in the news, the House higher education committee forwarded a bill that would require public universities to admit all students in the top 10 percent of their high school class.

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

Residents surprised by Springfield public school facility situation
Jason Nevel, State Journal-Register, Springfield, February 15

Wood River, East Alton, Hartford schools talking collaboration
Brittany Johnson, Alton Telegraph, February 14

School board hears minority work force proposal
Valerie Wells, Decatur Herald & Review, February 14

School district asks for public input on how to fix ‘financial crisis’
Lexi Cortes, Belleville News-Democrat, February 16

College admissions bill advances in Illinois House
AP/Pekin Daily Times, February 16


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