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  • Typewriters to tablets: What changes in education, technology mean for kids today

    At quick glance, Amy Geyer’s first-grade classroom doesn’t look much different than classrooms from decades past.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Lemont schools on lockdown after loud noise

    LEMONT – Administrators at River Valley and Oakwood schools put the schools on lockdown at 11:30 a.m. this morning after staff were concerned by a l ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Batavia School Board 101 votes to become part of STEM Partnership School

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 Board members Tuesday voted 4-2 to become a part of the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School based at Aurora U ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • District 41 board votes to build 4 new classrooms, remove portables

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 has voted to build four additional classrooms at Churchill Elementary School to eliminate the last of the p ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • District 41 to hold off on multi-age classes

    GLEN ELLYN – District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon announced Monday he would hold off on implementing additional multi-age classes for at least two y ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • District 41 to continue looking at full-day kindergarten

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education voted Monday to continue exploring a plan that would allow for full-day kindergarten ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • Hinsdale Central band invited to London parade: 5 photos

    Members of the Hinsdale Central Red Devil Marching Band prepare to greet the former Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster, Cllr. Duncan Sandys on Tues ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Student organization combats bullying at Bolingbrook High School

    BOLINGBROOK – As a sophomore at Bolingbrook High School, Kelly Boden would find notes on her desk that read, "Nobody cares about you.”
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Cary District 26 keeps A2 credit rating as Moody's drops negative outlook

    CARY – Cost-cutting moves made in recent years by Cary District 26 have resulted in the removal of a negative outlook on the district's credit rating, ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • District 99 musicians book show at Carnegie Hall

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the old adage goes, the way to get to Carnegie Hall is through practice, practice, practice.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland elementary students embrace Black History Month lessons

    ELBURN – Deb Brubaker said she understands that John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn isn’t among the most diverse schools in Kane County. But Brub ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • Kaneland aims to boost immunization policy

    SUGAR GROVE – Members of Kaneland’s school board on Monday night looked to “tighten” the school district’s policy on immunizations.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Leman students participate in Ellis Island simulation

    WEST CHICAGO – Leman Middle School teacher Dave Wollenzien (left) processes seventh-grade students Sam Nyberg and Eesha Rehm during a mock Ellis Islan ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • News Herrick Middle School seeking votes to win new science lab furniture

    DOWNERS GROVE – Herrick Middle School science teacher Jill Henry entered the Diversified Woodcrafts Create & Explore 40K Giveaway for an opportunity t ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • District 200 to host substance abuse awareness event

    WHEATON – Community Unit School District 200 is hosting a conversation about the adolescent brain, substance abuse and the addiction process from 7 to ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 7:48 pm
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