food pantry

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May 28, 2019 - News Local/State

U of I Study Suggests Educators Are Adept At Spotting Food Insecure Students

A recent study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign suggests that educators may be uniquely able to spot students who are food-insecure. The report looked at data from 16 elementary schools across east-central Illinois during the 2011 to 2012 school year.


Jennifer Jacobs, outside the Illinois Capitol building in Springfield.

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May 23, 2019 - News Local/State

Nurse Who Saved A Student Also Changes Law

The Illinois legislature has approved a measure that would allow public school nurses to provide the life-saving medication glucagon to diabetic students in emergency situations.


Andrew Harnik/AP

May 22, 2019 - The 21st Show

Illinois Democrats On Green New Deal; Homeless Shelter Closures; Graduation At Stateville Prison

Senator Dick Durbin said a few months ago that he doesn’t support the Green New Deal. Has he changed his mind? And how do the rest of Illinois Democrats feel about it? And, as one homeless shelter in Southern Illinois closes, we talk about the challenges facing shelters across Illinois. Plus, it’s college graduation season and seven men from Stateville Correctional Center just received their degrees at a ceremony that included a performance from Chance the Rapper.


Jennifer Ivory-Tatum behind a desk speaking to the Urbana District 116 School Board with meeting attendees seated behind her.

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May 20, 2019 - News Local/State

Urbana School District 116 Hires New Superintendent

The Urbana District 116 School Board voted unanimously Sunday night to appoint Jennifer Ivory-Tatum as the new superintendent of schools. Ivory-Tatum previously worked in both Urbana and Champaign Unit 4 schools. She’s leaving her position as assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and assessment at Unit 4 to take the job in Urbana.


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