Leading News

October 22, 2018
In today’s Leading News, the County School Facilities Sales Tax is on the November ballot in Tazewell County. Robinson CUSD 2 weighs in on this year’s resolutions. A “Fast Friday” program lets students earn early dismissal. Also in the news, two takes on the state’s new support and accountability system.

Click on the links in the text or the headlines below to read more.

Will third time be a charm for Tazewell County school facilities sales tax?
Steve Stein, Journal Star, Peoria, October 18

Unit 2 to make case for local support at IASB convention
Randy Harrison, Daily News, Robinson, October 17

Rantoul students work to earn early dismissal
Jacqueline Francis, WCCU, Champaign, October 16

Illinois support system aimed at ‘empowering’ learning on new level
Brittany Johnson, The Intelligencer, Edwardsville, October 19

Illinois schools could be in line for more money
TNS/Sauk Valley Media, October 19

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