Items tagged: Education

Sight Words Testing at Wiley Elementary School

April 4, 2023 Justice Victims Advocate, Jarrel Young (Equity and Engagement Department) visited Wiley Elementary School to assist Mrs. Quinsenberry’s 1st grade class with reading activities and sight word testing. Sight words are commonly used words that schools expect kids to recognize instantly. Words that appear often like “the, it, and” are examples of sight […]

Homeless Education and Awareness

The annual One Winter Night fundraising event in downtown Champaign, sponsored by CU at Home, was held from 5:30 – 9:00 pm on Friday, February 6. This year’s event included a new an educational component regarding homelessness. The Champaign City Building served as the educational space with several vendors set up in the atrium while various […]

Champaign Police Department Conducts Roadside Education on Distracted Driving (North Prospect Avenue)

The Champaign Police Department remains committed to making Champaign’s roadways safe for all those who travel. An effective method of promoting safe, responsible driving is through driver education and awareness regarding the dangers of both vehicle speed and distracted driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 3,328 people were killed and […]