District 186 addressing problem of chronic truancy (SJ-R.com, 11/6/17)

One out of five students in Springfield Public Schools was considered a chronic truant last school year, newly released education data shows. Data on chronic truancy was part of a presentation superintendent Jennifer Gill and her staff gave Monday updating the school board on recently released state education data. According to the Illinois State Board… Read More

New assessment results show District 186 students close to national average (foxillinois.com, 10/16/17)

There’s a new assessment model Springfield Public Schools are using to track your child’s progress. At Monday night’s District 186 School Board meeting, those results were revealed. The new model is called the NWEA MAP Assessment. It’s new to District 186 this year and officials say they’re pleased with the results already. MAP stands for… Read More