Marty Hickman | WGLT

Marty Hickman

Staff / WGLT

The Unit 5 school district is on track to end this fiscal year with a $12.8 million deficit. That's part of the tentative $192 million total budget for 2019-2020. 

Unit 5 district offices
Staff / WGLT

Unit 5 schools are still in a deep financial hole, even with some increased state budget stability.

Mark Daniel
Staff / WGLT

School districts increasingly use e-learning days to allow students to complete their schoolwork from home when the weather’s bad.

Breanna Grow / WGLT

Unit 5 has approved higher pay rates for its substitute teachers.

Ryan Denham / WGLT

Like so many in Bloomington-Normal, Unit 5’s school board is looking to save money its Internet service.