News

Two Springfield Schools Recognized by the State

Two Springfield Schools Recognized by the State

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

The Illinois State Board of Education has recognized Harvard Park Elementary School as one of just a handful of schools making significant academent improvement.  .

District 186 Superitendant Jennifer Gill was on hand Friday to recognize the faculty and students of the school.
‘In the last year alone, the students made a 7 percent increase in their math and reading skills so I am very excited about the work and the growth these students and teachers reached together,” Gill says.
Iles School was also recognized by the ISBE for academic achievement.  Of the 125 schools across the state being noticed by state officials, District 186 has two of them.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Phil Rudd: AC/DC will ‘never retire’

acdc

The drummer is adamant that the band will rock on despite Malcolm Young's illness.

in Music

Paul McCartney tops ‘richest bassist’ list

mccartney 11.42.08 AM

The Beatles legend is worth an estimated $1.2 billion.

in Music

Man arrested on drug, burglary charges claims to be Scott Weiland

weiland

A man who falsely claimed to be the STP frontman has been behind bars since last month