7:40 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

In Rockford, state commission slams forced consolidations

Classrooms First Commission Rockford Public Hearing

A state commission says Illinois schools shouldn’t be forced to consolidate. Monday night's hearing in Rockford was the final of four public hearings on the issue.  The Classrooms First Commission has now toured its plan around the state.    House Bill 1216 was signed into law on August 23, 2011, creating a commission to research issues affecting school districts.

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7:09 am
Fri April 20, 2012

School District Consolidation

Some northern Illinois school districts are part of voluntary downsizing efforts identified in a commission's report that was issued this week. 

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