The practice of the "pickup" -- where school districts pay some, if not all, of teachers' contributions into their own retirement pensions -- could leave Illinois' educators, students and taxpayers high and dry.
Decatur-based Richland Community College recently joined the ranks of the Illinois budget stalemate’s latest losses as part of a group of 15 Illinois community colleges — out of 27 total community-college programs statewide — to suffer credit downgrades.
The Pleasant Plains School District will set substitute teacher and substitute support staff salaries for 2016-2017 at its next meeting 6:30 p.m. Monday at Middle School Commons, 2455 N. Farmingdale Road.
The Springfield Public School District No. 186 Board will consider approving a consultant agreement with the Psychological Center for Independent Evaluation Services at its next meeting 6 p.m. today at the district's administrative offices, 1900 W. Monroe St.