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  • Ziccardi: Raising expectations is good for students

    Standardized testing is changing dramatically in Illinois. Out are the old, familiar tests; they are replaced with the new PARCC tests – which stands ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Midwestern University to host Mini-Medical School

    DOWNERS GROVE – Midwestern University’s Mini-Medical School will be held from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 24, March 3, March 10 and March 17 at the univers ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • “Mathletes” from St. Mary of Gostyn Excel In Area Math Competitions

    Back row- Joe Martens, Charlie Romenesko Front row- Patrick Enochs, Danny Testin, Tommy Blackmore Pr ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • District 89 kindergarten registration to begin Feb. 19

    GLEN ELLYN – Community Consolidated School District 89 kindergarten registration will begin Feb. 19, the district announced in a news release.
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Urban named District 94 student of the month

    WEST CHICAGO – Jacob Urban has been named the student of the month for January at Community High School District 94, the district announced in a news ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Legislators respond to COD's Breuder buyout by proposing legislation, investigation

    Illinois Senate Democrats announced the formation of a new subcommittee to investigate executive compensation at public institutions in a news release ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Elgin Community College honor society to open food pantry

    ELGIN – After months of planning and preparations, a group of Elgin Community College students will celebrate the grand opening of the Spartan Food Pa ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Hinsdale

    THUMBS UP: Looking for some award-winning reading? Hinsdale South High School may have the book for you. The 2014 edition of Vespa, the school’s yearb ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Madison students Skype with author

    HINSDALE – Students at Madison School in Nancy Gadzala’s fifth-grade class talked about the importance of being avid readers with author Rob Buyea on ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Kane County 4-H International Night set

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County 4-H clubs invite the public to explore several countries at once on Feb. 20 at the Kane County Fairgrounds.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Put Kaneland meetings online? Idea has some support

    SUGAR GROVE – Should Kaneland’s school board meetings be videotaped and made available online? How much detail should be in the board’s minutes from e ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • St. Charles East club to host 1st 5K March 21

    ST. CHARLES – A student club at St. Charles East High School hopes to help its community beat the winter blues with its first ever 5K next month.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • ‘You are making it more complicated’

    A downstate legislator has introduced the School Funding Reform Act of 2015 as a way to make school funding more equitable across the state.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • West Chicago spelling champs advance to regional bee

    WEST CHICAGO – Kurt Leano (right), a seventh-grader at Leman Middle School, is the champion of the 2015 West Chicago District 33 Final Spelling Bee he ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • Rep. Quigley talks politics with Elmhurst students

    ELMHURST – From education to politics, York Community High School students covered a lot of ground when U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Illinois, visited th ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 3:15 pm
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