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QPS Sends Letter to Parents
With The Quincy Union of Federation Teachers planning to strike next week, Quincy Public Schools sends out a letter to all QPS Parents.
What Happens to QPS Students?
If you have a child attending QPS, I am sure that you are paying close attention to the appending teachers strike; I know I am. All attention has been focused on the meetings of QPS officials and union reps, but no one has said anything about what happens to the students.
Teachers and Quincy School Board Still at Odds
There is another meeting tonight to avert a potential teacher strike in the Quincy Public School System. The Teachers Union wants a 1.45 percent salary increase for teachers, faculty and staff.  The School District is offering a 1.3 percent salary increase for all union employees.
Teachers and Quincy School District Still at Odds
There is another meeting tonight to avert a potential teacher strike in the Quincy Public School System. The Teachers Union wants a 1.45 percent salary increase for teachers, faculty and staff.  The School District is offering a 1.3 percent salary increase for all union employees.
First Day of School Always Brings Tears and Hugs
You can expect tears to flow and hugs galore this week. It happens every year in August. The first ever day of school for your youngster will fill the eyes of moms and dads with tears like no other cry. Watching little Johnny or Janie get on the bus or walk into the school are moments a parent will …
Illinois State Police Remind Driver’s Schools Are Opening
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 20 Commander, Lieutenant Jon Dively, would like to remind motorists that area schools will soon open their doors and begin the new school year.  The start of the school year means an increase in pedestrian and vehicular traffic around schools.
School Bus Drivers Needed
Some 23 million students get up each morning in America and catch the school bus to transport them to school. For the person behind the wheel, the responsibilities are great and don’t just involve the driving of the bus. Unfortunately, in many school districts around the country, including Quincy Sc…

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