The 2015 standardized test scores for Carbondale ESD 95’s Lewis School and Thomas School were below average despite the school district spending the most per student in the Southwest Illinois region, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
Chicago's powerful teachers union donated to 29 state representatives and senators in 2015. But will they support the powerful union's call to shift school money to Chicago, away from downstate districts?
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his fiscal year 2017 budget address Wednesday afternoon from the State Capitol, emphasizing how devastating the budget stalemate has been to the state and reiterating that a tax hike will not solve Illinois’ financial crisis.
The City of Carbondale, Illinois Sustainability Commission will hear the current status report on the former Koppers wood treating site at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in Room 103 of City Hall, 200 S. Illinois Ave.