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Updated Nov 23, 2015 at 10:16 AM

EAST PEORIA — By the end of the year, Illinois Central College will have its second interim president since May.Current Interim President William Tammone announced his resignation Monday to take a position with the Colorado Community College System. He was named ICC’s interim shortly after John Erwin’s sudden retirement from the community college May 1.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM

Did your child's school make the cut?

Posted Nov 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM

EUREKA — Eureka College announced Tuesday a change in administration, creating a new position of chancellor and appointment of Jamel Santa Cruz Bell as the institution’s interim president, the first woman and first African...

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Updated Nov 4, 2015 at 8:59 PM

PEORIA — A group of the youngest Congressional representatives ever swept to re-election Wednesday — which would be historic if it were real.

Updated Nov 3, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Did your alma mater make this list?

Updated Oct 27, 2015 at 3:54 PM

Is your alma mater on this list?

Updated Oct 22, 2015 at 10:49 AM

For the last 20 years, state higher education spending has fallen while incarceration rates climbed. Here are 11 states where those lines have crossed, along with four that still spend more on higher education.

Updated Oct 9, 2015 at 7:47 AM

A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Low pay isn't the only aspect that makes experienced and new teachers alike question if they can stay in education.

Updated Sep 17, 2015 at 3:18 PM

As state officials announce very low preliminary results from the new PARCC tests, educators from across Tazewell County are expressing frustrations.

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