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— House Speaker Michael Madigan on Thursday announced that he has struck a preliminary deal with the state's universities and community colleges that will require them to slowly pick up the cost of teacher pensions over several years even as tuition...
Sandra Coughlin, 50, didn't set out to be a principal when she started as a third grade teacher in Belleville, Ill. Yet over the years, Coughlin, who will take over the reins at Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn in July, seemed to thrive in...
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Growing up, John Rosberg and Elizabeth "Brook" Smith did not have a lot in common. Rosberg grew up in modest means with his mom and sister in Lake Villa; Smith enjoyed the perks of a childhood in affluent Lake Forest. What they did have in common,...
If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
Todd Kolden has filed a nominating petition to seek a spot on the Aberdeen Public Board of Education. Kolden, 50, is a graduate of Aberdeen Central High School. After retiring from the U.S. Navy, he began working for the South Dakota Department of...
Jaleesa Armstrong grew up with the sound of her three older brothers constantly bouncing their basketballs throughout the family's Englewood neighborhood home. The sound — which was different on the living room carpeting; different on the...
In 1991, Jan Thompson attended a reunion of World War II veterans who were prisoners of war in the Philippines. She accompanied her father, one of those veterans. "I was just dumbfounded at what I heard," she said. "I walked out saying, 'Why doesn't...
Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, a former high school English teacher who later became an expert in the field of collectible comic books, died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., while recovering from foot surgery. He was 63. The son...
Here in Chicago, where locals intuitively know a wink and a nod might have as many different meanings as Tom Skilling has descriptions for precipitation, we should well understand the difficulties faced by companies looking to do business in emerging...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMark Minter, who retired from the military on Friday, was at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown on Thursday looking for one of the certifications offered by University of Maryland University College. “I want to get a job in the health care...
Chicago Tribune reporterWhen Illinois Secretary of State Paul Powell's body was found Oct. 11, 1970, in a Rochester, Minn., hotel room, political heavyweights tripped all over one another offering bipartisan tributes to the powerful Downstate official. The Tribune reported how...
Change of SubjectFrom the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute: A new statewide survey of Illinois voters shows most of them favor stricter gun control laws and policies. The poll, taken by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University, shows......
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