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State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, for the first time in many, many years, Illinois has reformed its school funding formula, but it wasn't easy.

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Palmer College of Chiropractic honored a local donor this morning during a ribbon cutting for its new fitness center. The former Alumni Auditorium has been renovated, and is now called the Richard Bittner Athletic and Recreation Center.

UTHS: School Budgeting in the Dark

Sep 12, 2017
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The change in the Illinois school funding formula is causing some uncertainty for those planning the budget for the 2018-2019 school year. Last night, the United Township High School board adopted the proposed budget. 

Polls will be open Tuesday in the Iowa Quad Cities, and across the state, for school board elections. And there are races to decide in all four school districts in Scott County.

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Western Illinois University is trying to convince local high school students to study engineering at the Quad Cities campus amid a drop in enrollment.

On Midwest Week, Davenport challenges the state of Iowa to fix the school aid formula.  

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Students at Augustana College will once again try to tackle a lead contamination problem in Scott County.

Lincoln School Sold

Aug 29, 2017

A company that specializes in building affordable housing is the new owner of a former school in Davenport. Monday night the board of education voted to sell the Lincoln School to the D-J Land Company which is a division of The Woda Group based in Westerville, Ohio.

State Charges Tate

Aug 28, 2017
Davenport School District

The state of Iowa may "throw the book" at Davenport Superintendent Art Tate. But not until next year. 

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For years, Palmer Chiropractic College has allowed the YMCA to use one of its properties as a preschool. And now the school has given it to the organization.