Two nursing homes in DeKalb County received below-average scores from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) after the federal agency updated its nursing home rating system for consumers in April.
More than 130 Illinois public school administrators who signed witness slips in opposition to a bipartisan bill that aims to consolidate Illinois school districts make six-figure salaries, according to an analysis compiled this week.
In-state tuition and book costs for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will continue to be among the highest for schools in the Big 10 conference, despite the UI Board of Trustees' vote on Thursday to extend an in-state tuition freeze for the fifth-straight year.
Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion, a 116-bed skilled and intermediate care center in Sandwich, was cited by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for violations of the Nursing Home Care Act in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Northern Illinois University sports programs brought in $61,280 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the eighth highest sports revenue of any school in Illinois that year, according to a DeKalb Times analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Northern Illinois University wrestling brought in $17,428 per athlete in revenue in 2016, the highest level for wrestling programs in Illinois that year, according to a DeKalb Times analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
In a list of the 30 most populous counties in Illinois, DeKalb County ranked No. 12 for the rate of abortions performed there in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
DeKalb County accounted for 150 of the 39,329 abortions performed statewide in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Northern Illinois University volleyball brought in $62,016 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing volleyball programs in Illinois that year, according to a DeKalb Times analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Illinois received a score of 72 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.
An annual Illinois assessment of student, school and school district performance labels more than 77 percent of K-12 schools as exemplary or commendable, even though students' academic test results appear static and sub-par in many instances
Head coaches of Northern Illinois University women’s teams earn an average of $84,831 annually – the seventh highest average salary in the state – according to a DeKalb Times analysis of federal education data.
Kishwaukee College is among two-year universities in Illinois that reported borrowers defaulting on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
Northern Illinois University football brought in $71,108 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it the third highest-grossing football program in the state that year, according to a DeKalb Times analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.