International students who come to the United States might wonder how their American classmates reached that educational level. The American education system appears to be very confusing. This is a brief overview.
To begin, because of the country’s history and cultural values, no national education system or national curriculum exists in the United States. The federal government does not operate schools.
Each of the 50 states has its own Department of Education, which sets guidelines for the schools of that state. Public colleges and universities receive funding from student tuition and the state in which they are located. Each state’s legislature decides how many tax dollars will be given to colleges and universities.
Most of the control of American schools is in the hands of each local school district. Each school district is governed by a school board, a small committee of people elected by the local community. The school board sets general policies for the school district. Students do not pay tuition in grades 1-12.
街东为厄波纳(Urbana)，街西为钱宾(Champaign)。伊利诺依大学就创办于此，现为伊利诺依大学所在地。 The University of Illinois is among the preeminent public universities of the nation and strives constantly to sustain and enhance its quality in teaching, research and public service.
A brief history of the University of Chicago
芝加哥在教学的过程中十分有针对地采取措施使学生在就业时更加的Competitive. 芝加哥侧重于培养学生的Critical Thinking 与the ability of analyzing business problems.
1895 年特许, 北伊利诺伊大学是一个全面教学和研究机构，学生注册 超过 25,000 人。 Chartered in 1895, Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a student enrollment of more than 25,000.
Illinois Wesleyan, founded in 1850, is a private co-educational university with an enrollment of 2,100 and a student/faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The University consists of the College of Liberal Arts, with 17 academic departments; the College of Fine Arts, comprising professional Schools of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts; and the School of Nursing.
伊利诺伊斯理工大学 (简称IIT)是全美国排名前100名的学校-。IIT是位于美国第三大城市芝加哥最有名的私立大学之一 In 1890, when advanced education was often reserved for society's elite, Chicago minister Frank Gunsaulus delivered what came to be known as the "Million Dollar Sermon."
Southern Illinois University. A place where learning comes first, where students are valued and encouraged to explore new ideas and where progress is complemented by tradition.