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Loverofblues - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That is what I heard about PARCC.
Loverofblues - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Because we test grades 5 - 8 and then grade 11. to do this our computer labs have been closed for testing. It was bout 2 1/2 weeks. Then we give to do this at the end of April.
UJacks1 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why wasn't father watching him while mother was at work?
UJacks1 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
ParentS or parent?
WarCry - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What I've heard from family friends (via Facebook comments) is that his mom was at work, so he was at a friends/babysitters. She was coming to pick him up when she got off work. Reportedly, he was coming out of the house and she was sitting in the car waiting for him when he was shot. Presuming this is all true, then 1) it should dispel any of this "Why was he out??" crap that doesn't matter,…

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Collected $26 million in federal tax refunds

State officials in Illinois say they're cracking down on unemployment fraud.

The Illinois Department of Employment Security said that so far this year, it has collected $26 million in federal tax refunds from people who knowingly collected unemployment insurance while working. The department said it has collected more than $120 million over the length of a 3-year-old program.

State officials say people who owe the department money because of fraud won't receive future benefits until their debts are paid.

The department said it has confiscated federal tax refunds more than 58,000 times over the last three years. IDES says the garnishment program is making a difference, and about 920 people entered repayment plans in its first year. Now that number is nearly 3,500.


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