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  • McHenry County school officials: Cost per pupil factors in location, demographics, more

    Across McHenry County, school districts have spent anywhere between $8,800 to $15,400 per student, the most recent Illinois Department of Education da ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 6:54 pm
  • New superintendent for McHenry School District 156 to come from Skokie

    McHENRY – The next superintendent of McHenry Community High School District 156 was introduced by the school board Tuesday night.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Illinois Community College Board waits to make College of DuPage trustee appointment

    Illinois Community College Board Chairman Lazaro Lopez is not yet ready to appoint a trustee to fill a vacancy on the College of DuPage Board of Trust ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • DuPage County State's Attorney's Office may take action against College of DuPage trustees

    The DuPage County State's Attorney's Office is looking at whether it can force College of DuPage trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic School Encourages Parental Involvement To Increase Children’s Academic Success

    Every parent wants their child to be successful in school.  According to the Harvard Family Research Project, parental involvement is associated with ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund hosts bean bag tournament fundraiser

    ELMHURST – The Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund will be hosting a bean bag tournament to raise money for its tuition awards program.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Mazzochi: What is happening at the College of DuPage?

    Once again, the College of DuPage is in the news not for its positives, but board disagreements. It is critical for the public to know the current sta ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Berwyn District 100 to host student-led technology conference

    BERWYN – Berwyn's Heritage Middle School will play host for the first time to a student-led technology conference in February.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • School District 155 tentative teacher's union contract has yearly raises averaging 3.97 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A new three-year contract for teachers in Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 will include an average 3.97 percent ra ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 1:47 pm
  • Wheaton District 200 engagement session to show off concepts for school improvements

    WHEATON – Parents and community members alike can get their first looks at proposed improvements at specific schools in Community Unit School District ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:17 pm
  • Elmhurst College wins recognition for sustainability efforts

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College's gardens and food scrap composting program is being recognized by the National Wildlife Federation and the Illinois Food ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Glen Crest Middle School students learn how to make stop-motion animation videos

    Glen Crest Middle School eighth-grader Ethan Doman of Glen Ellyn carefully puts the Iron Man-type character in place as he prepares to shoot another f ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Old Quarry School in Lemont names Patriot's Pen winners

    LEMONT – Five students at Old Quarry Middle School in Lemont are winners of the 2015 Patriot’s Pen essay contest sponsored by the VFW.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Valley View School District to administer Illinois 5Essentials Survey

    BOLINGBROOK – Valley View School District 365U again will partner with the Illinois State Board of Education in administering the Illinois 5Essentials ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Woodstock native named George J. Mitchell Scholar

    A Woodstock native, impassioned by history and the way it seeps into the present, is one of 12 people throughout the country who was awarded a prestig ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 3:39 pm
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