As college courses wrap up for the year, college students are trying to get the best prices for their used textbooks.
Some textbooks will be updated, and students will not get a penny for those. Others may be damaged or missing portions. Nothing for those either.
Increasingly, students are going online to buy and sell or opting for a cheaper upfront cost for an electronic version of the course material.
Illinois is in the process of bolstering requirements for teacher evaluations. The changes come amid a national discussion about separating guidelines for evaluating special-education teachers.
The school board is preparing to vote on the proposal later this month. Supporters hope it will boost the district's graduation rate.