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Mini-refrigerators, sleek shelving units, and even a pet fish were among the items moving in with incoming students at Augustana College last week before classes began on Monday. 

WVIK

Mini-refrigerators, sleek shelving units, and even a pet fish were among the items moving in with incoming students at Augustana College on Thursday.

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A private school in Bettendorf can now enroll "boarding" students once again. Friday Rivermont Collegiate held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renovation of the Carriage House into co-ed living space for up to 16 students, with two faculty apartments and a commons area and classroom.

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A long and expensive renovation project is nearly finished at Augustana College. Final cleaning and touch-up is going on, as students prepare to move in next week to Westerlin Residence Hall, on the campus in Rock Island.

Residents of the Iowa Quad Cities will have plenty of choices to make when they go to the polls next month for school board elections. There'll be races on the ballot in each of the four school districts in Scott County.

WVIK Staff

The East Moline school district says its one step closer to running out of money after the board moved to borrow $1.5 million from its own savings account.

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

A new study compares the fiscal health of Iowa and Illinois, and for Illinois residents it's not a pretty sight. Its ranking of the 50 states puts Iowa at number 28, while Illinois comes in at number 49.

School districts in the Quad Cities are racing to collect as many crayons, notebooks, and backpacks as possible before the school year starts next month. 

Mariah Woelfel/WVIK

City officials, school administrators and students gathered Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of a new Grant Wood Elementary school.

Governor Bruce Rauner greets students as he arrives at Glenview Middle School in East Moline. He visited the school to talk about the importance of education and reforming the funding formula.
Lacy Scarmana / WVIK

The fight isn't over for the East Moline School District after Illinois ended its two-year budget impasse last week. 

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