Former state school employee Barbara Minas, who retired in July 2016, saved $35,001 toward a pension over 9 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.
Querying whether Rock Island County (Rico) Schools really need additional administrative staff, the Rock Island County Republicans group recently voiced agreement with a local writer who expressed frustration at perceived excessive numbers of government personnel.
From such diverse towns as Normal and Equity — alongside several out-of-state communities — 53 recent Illinois high school graduates will advance to college thanks in part to Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) scholarships.
Brandi McGuire, a Republican running for the 72nd District State House seat, recently responded to the state’s current woes with her own perspective on university professors’ pay, asking whether their compensation is fair.
Western Illinois University and Carl Sandburg College recently extended their existing decade-long commitment to collaborate on economical quality education for Western Illinois students and continue joint offerings, announcing the renewal from Macomb and Galesburg, respectively.
A series of three meetings, to be hosed by Rock Island Parks and Recreation, is scheduled for the near future for community residents to learn more about the status and pending plans for the area’s park infrastructure.
Black Hawk College of Moline and Kewanee was recently downgraded by Moody’s Investors Service alongside 14 other Illinois institutions of higher learning, lowered from an Aa3 to an A1 ranking by the standard-bearing credit agency.