DES MOINES, IA (03/14/2018) (readMedia)-- Forbes online has declared College Savings Iowa as one of the five best 529 college savings plans in the country. "According to the Personal Finance section of Forbes online*, College Savings Iowa is one of the best performing 529 plan in the country and is in the top five nationally based on 10-year returns," State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald said.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (March 12, 2018) - Four Iowa high school students received the 2018 Iowa Bankers Association's Student Athlete Achievement Award during the Iowa High School Boys State Basketball Tournament on March 9 in Des Moines. One student from each class received a $1,000 scholarship from the Iowa Bankers Association to the college of his choice.

(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

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