Posts tagged "DeKalb"

Lack of pay for Illinois regional superintendents threatens start of school

Reports the Illinois Statehouse News: By Benjamin Yount Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD — Any local school with a new building, new teachers, new bus drivers or even new students may be in danger of missing the first day of school because of the ongoing political fight over paychecks for regional superintendents in Illinois. Because he... Read more »

Free Internet access for some, not for others

As part of the stimulus package, $7.2 billion has been set aside for cities and states whose Internet access is considered to be not fast enough. Today we discover that DeKalb County has won $13.2 million, the first of the $400 million for which Illinois eligible, Chicago wants $100 million of that to create free... Read more »
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