Northern Illinois University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $432,067 – or $48,007 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.
Aqua-Aerobics Systems, Inc. recently was recognized with an "Export Awareness and Development" award from the state, making the Loves Park-based company one of 15 honored as part of the 2018 Governor’s Export Awards.
Illinois state government leaders say they will spend a record $38.5 billion and borrow an estimated $11.5 billion over the next year, according to a fiscal year 2019 budget plan approved by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Shirland Community Consolidated School District 134, Durand Community Unit School District 322 and County Of Winnebago School District 320 reported the smallest student-to-administrator ratios in Metro Rockford.
Illinois residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at University of Chicago, Northwestern University and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
State Sen. Tim Bivins and Reps. John Cabello and Brian Stewart were among just 20 Illinois House and Senate members to oppose a “smoke and mirrors” budget plan that isn’t really balanced, according to the Illinois Policy Institute.