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Education

  • Downers Grove students receive Evans caddy scholarships

    DOWNERS GROVE – Three local students and golf caddies were recently awarded a full housing and tuition scholarship, according to a news release from t ...
    June 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Woodstock School District 200 pushing to up access to AP classes in pilot program

    WOODSTOCK – When Woodstock High School sophomore Vanessa Tapia found out one of her teachers recommended her for an Advanced Placement class, she felt ...
    June 3, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Longtime La Grange School District 102 teachers retire

    Two teachers with a combined 66 years working at Congress Park School in Brookfield plan to retire at the end of this school year.
    June 6, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Rauner calls for new funding formula for school districts

    ITASCA – Gov. Bruce Rauner said he is appalled Illinois ranks last among states for state share of school funding.
    June 3, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Downers Grove District 58 teachers, parents meet over curriculum issues

    DOWNERS GROVE – Parents and concerned residents met recently with teachers from Downers Grove District 58 to talk about a “crisis” in one of the most ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • NEW 200 Education Foundation becomes Student Excellence Foundation

    WHEATON – As part of an effort to better reflect its purpose and audience, the NEW 200 Education Foundation has undergone a rebranding campaign to bec ...
    June 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Bernotas Middle School, Crystal Lake District 47 students celebrate last day of schools

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In anticipation of the final school bell of the year, Bernotas Middle School students congregated together Thursday to swap yearbooks a ...
    June 2, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • York High School principal Diana Smith retires, remembered for community activism

    ELMHURST – For York High School Principal Diana Smith, retirement is not the end of her career as an educator, but the beginning of a new chapter of h ...
    June 3, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Kaneland High School Madrigal group heads to Spain

    After fundraising long and hard for a trip they felt would never get here, it is now just around the corner. The Kaneland High School Madrigals are go ...
    June 2, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • Addison Trail, Willowbrook students study physics aboard cardboard boats

    Addison Trail and Willowbrook high school physics students participated in a Cardboard Regatta on May 18.
    June 1, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • 19 apply for Glen Ellyn District 41 board vacancy

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education member William DiFabio is one of 19 candidates who have applied to fill a vacancy ...
    June 1, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Lemont students plant trees to help planet

    SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIALEMONT – Students throughout District 113A schools planted 19 trees at McCarthy P ...
    May 31, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School gives WWII veteran's family diploma on his behalf

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nearly 500 graduating Crystal Lake South High School seniors crossed the stage Saturday, but one graduate was only there in spirit.
    May 29, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Lemont Educational Foundation unveils grants

    LEMONTThe Lemont High School Educational Foundation has committed to supporting 13 grants for nearly ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
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