About 92 percent of ninth graders in 2017 were on track to graduate at a school where the four-year graduation rate was 92 percent that year, according to the latest Illinois schools report card by the Illinois State Board of Education.
State residents enrolled at Christian Life College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
Illinois Republican Party Chairman and Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider (R-Bartlett) is president of an Elgin car wash that owes $21,448 in overdue property taxes from 2016, according to the Cook County Treasurer.
Despite dismal student performance on annual exams covering math and reading, high school graduation rates remain high across the region, according to a Kankakee Times analysis of 2016 data from the Illinois State Board of Education.
The state of Illinois and the city of Chicago should seek bankruptcy protection to stop the fiscal bleeding and get back untracked, William Isaac, former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., said in a recently published opinion piece.