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What changes does the state PARCC exam need?

Illinois’ education leaders want to make changes to the state test for students in third through eighth grades, including its format. Jim Rosborg, a former Belleville District 118 superintendent, would like to see the state rethink the minimum scores that students need to be considered proficient in English and math, which he thinks are currently too high for them to reach.

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Parent who used SWIC childcare reacts to elimination of program

Ashley Daniels has graduated from Southwestern Illinois College and started her own business. But while she was a student, she relied on the Belleville campus’ childcare service, Kids’ Club, which the board of trustees voted Wednesday to eliminate. It was available for faculty, staff and students to use, but enrollment had been down for several years.

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What changes does the state PARCC exam need?

Illinois’ education leaders want to make changes to the state test for students in third through eighth grades, including its format. Jim Rosborg, a former Belleville District 118 superintendent, would like to see the state rethink the minimum scores that students need to be considered proficient in English and math, which he thinks are currently too high for them to reach.
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What changes does the state PARCC exam need? 1:08

What changes does the state PARCC exam need?

These are the first steps to becoming a substitute teacher 3:17

These are the first steps to becoming a substitute teacher

Parent who used SWIC childcare reacts to elimination of program 0:55

Parent who used SWIC childcare reacts to elimination of program

What should SWIC look for in new president? 2:25

What should SWIC look for in new president?