Once again the Bettendorf School District will measure the academic year based on hours instead of days. Monday night the board of education approved setting the length of the 2018-2019 school year at 1,080 hours.
Reporter Alma Gaul discusses the ways in which vacated schools in the Quad Cities have—or haven't—found new life.
After the former J.B. Young Intermediate School in Davenport reopened as a community center earlier this year, Quad-City Times reporter Alma Gaul wondered about other public schools in the area that closed over the years. How have they fared?
Trustees of Black Hawk College have chosen an interim president who'll take over in January. On Thursday the board announced Doctor John Erwin will replace Bettie Truitt after she retires at the end of this month.
A critically acclaimed author will give the commencement speech at Monmouth College in the spring. Min Jin Lee is best known for her second novel, this year's bestseller "Pachinko." Its about Korean families who lived in Japan from the early 20th century through the 1980s.