Public school administrators in Illini West High School District 307, Nauvoo-Colusa Community Unit School District 325 and Macomb Community Unit School District 185 earn the highest average salary in West Central Illinois, according to the latest Illinois schools report card.
Macomb Community Unit School District 185, Bushnell-Prairie City Community Unified School District 170 and West Prairie Community Unit School District 103 received the best financial ratings by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for their 2017 finances.
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 Western Community CUSD No. 12 Board of Education in Pike and Adams counties held a special meeting this week to discuss the negotiation between the district and its employees or representatives on salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.