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  • Visit Booker T. Washington STEM Acadmy on the 2016 Solar Tour
    Posted by stuartst on September 30, 2016 at 3:22 pm

    Champaign Unit 4 School District's Booker T. Washington STEM Academy will be part of the Illinois Solar Tour on Saturday, October 1, 2016 to display its solar array and geothermal heating and cooling system. The tour is free and open to the public.  The event is hosted by the Illinois Solar Energy Association (illinoissolar.org) and invites home and business owners with renewable energy installations to open their doors to the public to share their passion, knowledge and experience of owning and living with renewable energy. […]

  • Board of Education Approves CFT Contract
    Posted by stuartst on September 29, 2016 at 11:33 pm

    At a special meeting on Thursday, the Unit 4 Board of Education approved a new two-year contract with the Champaign Federation of Teachers (CFT), which had expired on June 30, 2016.  The District and CFT reached a Tentative Agreement on September 21, 2016 and CFT membership ratified the agreement on September 28, 2016.&nbs […]

  • CU Schools Foundation’s I.D.E.A. Competitive Grant & Compact Grant Awards Broadcast
    Posted by jgeigner on September 29, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    The Presidents from the Urbana School District #116 Board of Education and Champaign Unit 4 Schools Board of Education will be on hand to announce the CU Schools Foundation Compact Grant awards on Thursday, Sept. 29, starting at 4pm.  The broadcast will also include the drawing for the CU Schools Foundation I.D.E.A. Competitive grants. The live broadcast will […]

  • Superintendent Search Survey
    Posted by stuartst on September 28, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    On behalf of the Unit 4 Board of Education:  Champaign CUSD 4 Board of Education is conducting a search for a new superintendent.  The selection of a new superintendent is probably the most important decision a board of education has to make; therefore, the Board has hired the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) to assist in this process. […]

  • USD #116 Bilingual & Multicultural Programs honored
    Posted by jgeigner on September 27, 2016 at 8:24 pm

    On Saturday, September 24, 2016 members of the CU community gathered in Lewis Auditorium at the Urbana Free Library to celebrate the diversity of cultures within our community.  The event, sponsored by C-U Immigration Forum, University YMCA, City of Urbana, City of Champaign, Welcoming America, Champaign Public Library, and Urbana Free Library, featured an afternoon of […]


Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation
Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation shared Champaign Unit 4 Schools's photo.Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 11:03am

Congratulations to all of Compact IDEA Grant winners! And thank you to Urbana School District #116 school district...

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