Decatur Public Schools http://wuis.org en School Funding Discussion WUIS Education Desk http://wuis.org/post/school-funding-discussion-wuis-education-desk <p>The way schools are funded in Illinois has been getting a lot of attention lately.&nbsp; The WUIS Education Desk presents a discussion entitled "Transforming Our Schools:&nbsp; A Panel On Education Funding" held recently in Decatur.&nbsp;&nbsp; The panel includes State Senator Andy Manar, Warrensburg-Latham Superintendent Kristen Kendrick, Decatur Public Schools Director of Business Affairs Todd Covault, Center for Tax &amp; Budget Accountability Director Ralph Martire and moderators Brian Byers of WSOY &amp; Bill Wheelhouse, WUIS. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 25518 at http://wuis.org School Funding Discussion WUIS Education Desk Springfield Public Schools Extend Early Dismissal Through Friday Due To Heat http://wuis.org/post/springfield-public-schools-extend-early-dismissal-through-friday-due-heat <p><strong>&nbsp;UPDATE: (8:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 28)</strong></p><p><em>Interim&nbsp;Superintendent, Robert A. Leming announces that all schools will dismiss an&nbsp;hour early Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30, 2013 of this week as a&nbsp;protective&nbsp;measure for students (with the exception of Ball Charter School).&nbsp;The continued cause for concern is the risk of heat related illnesses. </em></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:45:34 +0000 Sean Crawford & Peter Gray 7881 at http://wuis.org Springfield Public Schools Extend Early Dismissal Through Friday Due To Heat