New Horizons for Align Peoria

by Thomas Bruch, Peoria Public Schools

A number of successful pilot programs have Peoria Public Schools students poised for further success.

Girls Light Our Way

by Brandi Simpson

This local organization is making a difference in Peoria… one girl at a time.

Forging Ahead at Bradley

by Mary Brolly and Bob Grimson, Bradley University

Bradley continues its focus on student success, with numerous initiatives getting underway in the coming months.

The Smart Choice in Education

by Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey, Illinois Central College

Attending a community college makes sense for a wide range of reasons.

Growing Little Brains

by Beth Crider, Peoria County Regional Superintendent

By reading to children 20 minutes a day, the impact will last a lifetime.

Fostering Volunteerism Among Young People

by Scott Paulsen, Illinois Central College

Our challenge is to show both students and employers the importance of community service and provide meaningful opportunities for participation.