Mascoutah District 9’s superintendent and a leader at Equality Illinois, the state’s civil rights organization for LGBTQ people, issued statements in response to Mascoutah Middle School principal’s Facebook post about transgender people from 2015.
Olivia Johnson studied every case file from the St. Clair County coroner’s office that had been ruled a suicide from 2006 to 2016. Her study offers several recommendations to prevent future suicides in St. Clair County, which she says could also be u
When Collinsville High School graduate Emily Halasey feels anxious, she tries to focus instead on what's around her: five things she can feel, four things she smells or wishes she could smell, three things she hears, and so on.
Jim Rosborg a retired Belleville superintendent and director of the master’s of education program at McKendree University talks about the Illinois teacher shortage and the need for a diverse workforce.
Ed Hightower was Edwardsville District 7’s first black superintendent in 1996. He said it was a priority for the district to have a staff as diverse as the students. Hightower worked in the position for 19 years before he retired.
Sparta High School senior Jonathan Williams talks about the need for diverse teachers and the opportunities his school is offering for students to experience teaching. The metro-east has 5 times as many black students as black teachers.
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 sco
SIUE’s early childhood center is one of the few remaining on college campuses that help support nontraditional students with children. The center educated and cares for children while the parent is in class.
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