The historic education funding reform enacted in Illinois last week is a compromise that will help students from all income levels, Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) said as the House debated Senate Bill 1947 on Aug. 28.
Students have two upcoming opportunities to learn about four-year universities and colleges at a transfer fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Kankakee Community College (KCC), according to a press release.
A new public school funding bill recently passed by the Illinois Legislature, SB1947, includes a scholarship program that would award donated funds to students in lower-income families — up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level — to provide them the opportunity to attend private schools.
The Olivet Nazarene University (ONU) women’s soccer team lost its last game a year ago by one goal, 1-0, against Robert Morris University-Illinois in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
Ninety-five Kankakee Community College students have earned a spot on the president’s list for their academic performance over the 2017 summer term, achieving a grade point average of 3.80 or higher while completing six or more semester hours, according to a press release.
Kankakee County's 14 school districts will receive an extra $4.57 million this year if the Illinois House accepts Gov. Bruce Rauner's version of a school funding bill, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education.