Ehren Jarrett http://northernpublicradio.org en Rockford Public Schools 10 Year Plan: Close 8, Build 2, Consolidate http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-public-schools-10-year-plan-close-8-build-2-consolidate <p>A plan to close eight Rockford elementary schools and build two new ones is on its way to a vote by the school board. Last night, the school district held the last of 39 public meetings about the proposal.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:54:10 +0000 Susan Stephens 51086 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Public Schools 10 Year Plan: Close 8, Build 2, Consolidate Community Leaders: The Changing Role of School Superintendents http://northernpublicradio.org/post/community-leaders-changing-role-school-superintendents <p>The role of a school superintendent has changed a lot recently: four local district leaders proved that Thursday night during the Northern Illinois University Education Department’s Superintendents Summit.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:16:47 +0000 Susan Stephens 38097 at http://northernpublicradio.org Community Leaders: The Changing Role of School Superintendents