child http://wkms.org en IL Department of Children and Family Services Investigator Caseloads Too High http://wkms.org/post/il-department-children-and-family-services-investigator-caseloads-too-high <p>A new analysis from the Chicago Tribune finds caseloads for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services investigators are too high.&nbsp; The Tribune reports the biggest trouble spots are in southern Illinois, Cook County, and the counties around Chicago. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:27:53 +0000 Todd Hatton & AP 17152 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Gets No Child Left Behind Waiver http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-gets-no-child-left-behind-waiver <p><span class="article-content"><span>The Kentucky Department of Education announced today the state will receive a waiver from some parts of the No Child Left Behind Law. State Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says this means the state can use its newly developed accountability model to report progress to the US government. Federal legislators are attempting to rework the controversial law, but President Obama bypassed Congress, allowing states to apply for the waivers. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 20:34:58 +0000 Gary Pitts 16854 at http://wkms.org