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St. Louis County Grand Jury to Release its Decision Any Day

Posted: November 21, 2014

In recent days both local and national media have reported that the St. Louis County Grand Jury will soon release its decision regarding the shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. We can expect that emotions will run the gamut regardless of the Grand Jury’s decision to indict or not to indict Officer Wilson. We anticipate that divisional lines will be drawn surrounding the Grand Jury’s decision, which will only further add to polarization across this country. [More Info]

Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 Named Number 12 of “Best School Districts in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area” and Number 26 of “Best School Districts in Illinois”

Posted: November 20, 2014

Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 has been named number 12 of “Best School Districts in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area” and number 26 of the “Best School Districts in Illinois” according to the 2015 Niche Rankings. [More Info]

Edwardsville Named Number 13 of “25 American Suburbs with the Best Value” by Business Insider

Posted: November 20, 2014

Edwardsville has been named as number 13 on the list of the “25 American Suburbs with the Best Value” by Business Insider, a business website that is focused on delivering the latest news in business, finance, technology, politics, entertainment, and life. [More Info]

District 7 Launches School Facebook Pages on Friday, November 7

Posted: November 7, 2014

District 7 is pleased to announce the launch of Facebook pages for Goshen, Leclaire, Nelson, Glen Carbon, Hamel, Midway, Cassens, Columbus, Woodland and Worden Elementary Schools, Lincoln and Liberty Middle Schools, and Edwardsville High School. Please note that a Facebook account is not needed in order to view the information on the page. [More Info]

Edwardsville Schools Perform in the Top 100 Districts Out of Approximately 860 Statewide and Ranks as the Highest in Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties According to 2014 Illinois School Report Card

Posted: November 4, 2014

Illinois released its annual School Report Card results for the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) and the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE), and District 7 earned a place among the top 100 districts out of approximately 860 statewide. [More Info]

Update on Framework for Polarizing Discussions

Posted: October 29, 2014

In recent days both local and national media have reported that the St. Louis County Grand Jury will soon release its decision regarding the shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. We can expect that emotions will run the gamut regardless of the Grand Jury’s decision to indict or not to indict Officer Wilson. We anticipate that divisional lines will be drawn surrounding the Grand Jury’s decision, which will only further add to polarization across this country. [More Info]

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Superintendent’s Comments

Posted: October 28, 2014

On Monday night, the Board discussed future funding concerns for the District as the State grapples with continual funding woes. The District will use reserves to address a $3.8 million budget deficit for the 2014-2015 school year, leaving the District with less than $4 million in reserves entering the 2015-2016 school year. [More info]

District 7 Sees Equalized Assessed Evaluation (EAV) Growth for the First Time in Four Years

Posted: October 28, 2014

For the first time in four years, the District’s preliminary EAV is showing an increase of 1.75% or $600,000, before the State’s (Illinois Department of Revenue) multiplier is finalized. The preliminary increase in 2014 EAV of 1.75% is due to a modest growth in new residential and commercial construction. [More Info]


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 Edwardsville School District #7 • 708 St. Louis St • Edwardsville • IL • 62025 • 618-656-1182
 Last updated on: November 21, 2014 at 04:00 PM
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