The statewide student assessment test known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers will return next year with a shorter and simpler format, to improve the testing process for both students and educators, according to school officials.
Possession of small amounts of marijuana would be punishable by a fine rather than jail time under legislation approved Thursday by the Illinois Senate. The bill now awaits approval from Gov. Bruce Rauner.
A case of chronic biceps tendonitis has kept one of last season's deadliest high school softball pitchers out of the circle in 2015, but it hasn't kept Dupo's Megan Brown from being just as deadly at the dish.
While he indicated Thursday he had been having discussions with current St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock since the season ended, General Manager Doug Armstrong refused to shed any light on the team’s coaching situation during a conference call to talk about the hiring of Martin Brodeur as assistant general manager.