Thirty-nine students from Central and Centennial high schools earned statewide recognition for their biliteracy achievements on standardized tests before graduating this year, according to Champaign Community Unit School District 4.
Champaign County's 16 school districts will receive an extra $2.25 million this year if the Illinois House accepts Gov. Bruce Rauner's version of a school funding bill, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Garden Hills Elementary School gym classes are enjoying $4,000 worth of new equipment as a result of a recent Illinois Association Health Physical Education Recreation & Dance Program Enhancement grant.
In partnership with a University of Illinois and University of Chicago research program, Kenwood Elementary School is experimenting with ways to integrate computing skills into regular math instruction.
Westview Elementary School kindergarten teacher Mary Coash was honored last week with the 2015 Earth Partners Educator of the Year award from the Champaign County Farm Bureau Foundation for her use of agriculture as an educational tool.