Earlville CUSD 9 in LaSalle County receives just $230 per student from the state to fund pensions for teachers and administrators, the lowest of all other districts, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.
Rondout SD 72 in Lake County receives $1,579 per student from the state to fund pensions for teachers and administrators, leading all other districts, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.
About 6,193 Southwest Illinois residents – or about 18.9 percent of the region’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Southwest Illinois News analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices
While veterans watched live from the Quincy Veterans Home, Sens. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) discussed communications during the Legionella outbreak at the site and why the outbreak even occurred during a Senate-House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing Monday.
Three colleges in Chicago spent more per graduate of all Illinois two-year schools during the 2016 academic year, according to the latest data compiled from U.S. Department of Education and Illinois State Comptroller tracking the performance and spending at 48 Illinois community colleges.
Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) questioned how proposed age restrictions in gun legislation simultaneously allows one to protect their country with a firearm yet not allow them to own a gun if they are under the age of 21.
Approximately 1.9 million Illinoisans – or about 15 percent of the state’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.