What we get wrong about millennials living at home
If the media is to be believed, America is facing a major crisis. "Kids," some age 25, 26, or even 30 years old, are living out of their childhood bedrooms and basements at alarmingly high numbers. The hand-wringing overlooks one problem: It's all overblown.
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Work continues on STEM wing (with VIDEOS)
GOOSE LAKE — Rising out of the school grounds, the construction of a new athletic center and science wing continues at Northeast Middle/High School in Goose Lake.School administration and the board of education toured the construction site Thursday n
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WIU receives award for improving retention rate
Western Illinois University has received an award for increasing its student retention rate.
- Ashford director appointed to commission CLINTON —The Ashford University campus director has been appointed to a volunteer commission.Charlie Minnick, vice president/campus director of Ashford University, has been appointed by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Ser
- Goals demanding but not unreachable CLINTON — A month before the Clinton School Board finalized its 2014-15 goals on Monday, Superintendent Deb Olson set the objectives in motion. This year, that includes continuing the district’s upward-swinging graduation rate, though the board means
Sullivan-Pope: It's good to be back
Board member Eric Gettes called it a "win-win-win" scenario, and school board president Jim McGraw reiterated his statement made last week: the Clinton School District "couldn't go wrong" in choosing any of its three options to replace ex-board member Devin Guillory.
- Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Core issue NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal
- Contracts approved at Central meeting DEWITT — Administrative contracts were approved Wednesday at the Central Community School Board meeting.In a closed session prior to the regular meeting, the board discussed the level of pay increases for any personnel not covered by collective barga
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