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Education

  • Students show off science knowledge at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – Students from 10 area schools participated in a science fair, which was sponsored by BP, on Thursday at Brookfield Zoo.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • District 181 will move administrative office due student enrollment growth

    BURR RIDGE – School District 181 is growing and more space is needed, district officials said as the Board of Education voted Monday to approve a leas ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Art contest, T-shirt sale part of Kaneland Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK – Several opportunities will be offered in conjunction with the 16th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on April 12.
    March 3, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Foundation to host fundraiser to benefit students in districts 4, 45, 48, 88

    The Partnership for Inspired Education Foundation, which benefits students in Districts 45, 88, 4 and 48, will host its annual fundraiser March 15 at ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • District 41 to host community engagement events

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 will host two community engagement opportunities this week, the district announced in a news release.
    March 2, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • District 33 art show to be held at Gallery 200

    WEST CHICAGO – Students with West Chicago Elementary School District 33 will have a chance to display their artwork at Gallery 200, the district annou ...
    March 2, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • 'Gamification' engages O'Neill students, wins $30K

    DOWNERS GROVE – A librarian's imagination helped inspire unprecedented participation from students and earned O'Neill Middle School a $30,000 prize as ...
    March 3, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Students at Pleasantdale Elementary use lunch to learn cursive writing

    LA GRANGE – For Pleasantdale Elementary third-grade teacher Mary Jo Borse, cursive writing is a dying art form she just won’t allow to go gentle into ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • 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
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