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  • McHenry County low-income student population increasing

    Between the 2004-05 and 2013-14 school years, the number of students on free and reduced-price lunch plans in Illinois increased from 40 percent to 50 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 approves parking agreement with neighboring church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For years, parking at Hannah Beardsley Middle School has spilled over into the lots of the neighboring church.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • New 200 Foundation pushing to raise $42K by end of year

    WHEATON – The New 200 Foundation is hoping a renaissance in fundraising will add a bit of extra cash into Community Unit School District 200.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Educators explain how teaching has evolved over time

    A few decades ago, education majors like Kaitlyn Romine of Geneva would have their first classroom teaching experience the semester before they gradua ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • District 205 talks state education funding with leaders

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 tackled the topic of state education funding during a forum Monday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Addison KinderCare director builds school in Dominican Republic

    ADDISON – Susan Barrons' recent mission to the Dominican Republic was all about helping increase access to education there. Now that she's back home, ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Morton seniors targeted for Junior Achievement programs

    CICERO – Junior Achievement of Chicago announced it has received a grant from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens that will be used to teach Junior Ach ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • COD Faculty Association: "Bad relationship" with Breuder led to no confidence vote

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Faculty Association has released details about its September vote on no confidence in college President Robert Breu ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • DuPage 4-H Club to host annual International Night

    DuPage residents will get a chance to stroll through more than a dozen countries and learn more about them – and their cuisine – Friday at the annual ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Floral symphony returning to Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Spring may still be a couple weeks away, but that’s not stopping the annual Floral Symphony at Glenbard South High School from brightenin ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn Students Thank Downers Grove Police

    Police officers are an important component of any community.  They protect the lives and property of all citizens.  Police work can be physically dema ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Batavia Access TV adds new, student-focused program

    BATAVIA – Batavia Access TV has added a new, student-focused program to its weekly lineup.“After the ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:34 pm
  • State legislators eye school funding reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said she doesn’t believe the newly introduced School Funding Reform Act of 2015 is a way t ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • Wheaton North hosts DuPage County spelling bee

    WHEATON – Perlustrate. Stymieing. Inselberg. Stymieing. Picaresque.Hard enough to spell on their own ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Board discusses logo, PARCC testing

    LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education saw presentations on a possible new logo for the district and the new s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:40 pm
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