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Gov. Rauner outlines what he calls "education bureaucracy" in a speech in Champaign on Thursday.
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Rauner: “Education Bureaucracy” Standing In Way Of Education

Illinois has more than 850 school districts and over 13,000 school administrators in its K-12 system. Gov. Bruce Rauner says those numbers are bloat to the system and is calling for a paring down of what he calls "education bureaucracy."

Classic Mornings Blog

U Pick ‘Em!

Admit it. You look forward to seeing those year-end “best of” lists.

Screenshot of video showing a car driving through a student rally outside Centennial High School.
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No Charges To Be Filed In Champaign Centennial Protest Incident

A car windshield was broken when students participating in December's 'die-in' took to the street.  State's Attorney Julia Rietz suggests instead that the school district resolve it through 'mediation and community education.'