illinois school report card http://tristatesradio.com en A Simplified School District Report Card http://tristatesradio.com/post/simplified-school-district-report-card <p>Parents, educators and legislators in Illinois will be better able to compare school performance thanks to a new state law signed by Governor Pat Quinn.</p><p>Until now, the report cards that are supposed to indicate how well schools are performing were often more than a dozen pages long and proved to be confusing to read.</p><p>They will be revised under the new law.&nbsp; By the fall of 2013, they&#39;ll be slimmed down to two pages with colorful graphics.</p><p>State Senator Kim Lightford (D-Maywood) said they will also contain more information.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 00:11:09 +0000 Rich Egger 9166 at http://tristatesradio.com A Simplified School District Report Card