(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed Senate File 455 into law on Thursday at Central High School in Davenport. SF 455 appropriates $14.1 million next school year to deliver greater equity in education spending and school bus transportation.

AMES, Iowa — Experience and explore Iowa in ways never before thought possible. Iowa State
University Extension and Outreach extends this invitation to educational travel courses. Adult
learning vacations include insights and history from experts about each community while
opening doors to private homes and places typically not accessible to the public.

Davenport, IA, March 7, 2018 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer two Forklift Operator classes on March 30, 2018. To register for either class, or any other Environmental, Health, and Safety course we offer, please call (563) 441-4100 or go online to http://web2.eicc.edu/forms/mail.html.

DANVILLE, IL (03/02/2018)-- Lakeview College of Nursing recently held a ceremony to recognize students who achieved the transition into clinical practice within their bachelor's degree nursing program.

Nathan Kelly of Milan, IL, was one of the students who received a white coat during the celebration.

SPRINGFIELD (Feb. 28, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bill: 

Bill No.: HB 768

An Act Concerning Education

Action: Vetoed

Note: Veto message below.


February 28, 2018

To the Honorable Members of

The Illinois House of Representatives,

100th General Assembly:

OSHKOSH, Wis. (Feb. 27, 2018) - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh officials have announced the names of students who qualified for the University's Dean's List and Honor Roll in fall 2017. Among the honorees is Avis Mueller from Andalusia, Illinois. Mueller made the Dean's List.

MILWAUKEE, WI (02/28/2018)-- Katrina Stellick, of Eldridge, a freshman at Wisconsin Lutheran College, has been named to the college's Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester. Katrina is a graduate of Concordia International School..

To be eligible for Dean's List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Feb. 23, 2018) - The following individuals from your area have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for the Fall 2017 semester. UWM is the second largest university in the State of Wisconsin, with more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students.


Morrison, IL -  Emily Marie Wallander, Letters & Science Undergrad, Sophomore

Governor’s Signature Legacy Project partners with Illinois Math and Science Academy to inspire 4th-8th grade students in STEM careers

One of the biggest decisions that our high school juniors and senior have to face is what to do once they graduate. Whether they choose to attend a university, go to a local community college, work toward a certificate, or enter the workforce, getting an education beyond high school is more important than ever in our 21st Century economy.