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  • School district celebrates Week of the Young Child

    Mekhi Brown is eager to have Valley View School District 365U Superintendent Dr. James Mitchem read “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” to his Duck Room class A ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Breuder out, audit upcoming and reimbursements suspended at College of DuPage (with video)

    The College of DuPage could be on its way to a "Clean Slate," but the cleaning may not come too easy if the new board's second meeting Thursday is any ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • D-304 gives final OK to reduced tech plan

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board approved a $973,565 technology plan for the 2015-16 school year, which involved a second cost reduction ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Addison School District 4 to host events on kindergarten readiness

    ADDISON – All parents of 2015-16 kindergartners are invited to attend Addison School District 4's Kindergarten University.
    April 30, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' trustees named officers of divided College of DuPage board in tense first meeting

    What some believe to be a new era at the College of DuPage started off with a rocky first few votes Thursday.
    May 1, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Springfield uncertainties cause budgetary concern in D-33, officials say

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago Elementary School District 33's financial future is uncertain.However, t ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • New D-103 Board members swear in at unofficial meeting, move to replace interim superintendent and legal firm

    LYONS – The new Lyons Elementary School District 103 Board of Education revealed this week it intends to replace both of the district's interim superi ...
    April 30, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Lemont District 113A welcomes in new board of education

    LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education swore in new member Damon Ascolani and said goodbye to member Mike Aure ...
    April 30, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Glenbard East officials, Lombard police find rumored safety threat to be 'unsubstantiated'

    LOMBARD – Rumors of a violent incident to take place Friday at Glenbard East High School in Lombard have been found to be "unsubstantiated," and stude ...
    April 30, 2015 - 7:50 am
  • McHenry County teachers cite technology, education as engagement keys

    HUNTLEY – Over her nearly 20-year career as a teacher, Denise Soling said it's her role as a student that's kept her engaged and devoted to her job.
    April 29, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Hewitt: District 58 honors exceptional staff

    Springtime signals a celebratory time as we not only recognize our new graduates and retirees, but also honor our District 58 employees who truly exce ...
    April 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Embattled College of DuPage President Breuder takes medical leave days before potential ouster

    The controversial president of the College of DuPage won't be in office when trustees potentially take a scheduled vote on whether to put him on paid ...
    April 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Wheaton Warrenville South students participate in Sustainable Design Challenge

    WHEATON – DuPage County board member Jim Healy (right) learns about a model green roof with solar panels designed by students from Wheaton Warrenville ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • District 94 students honored for poetry at festival

    WEST CHICAGO – Community High School sophomore Eliana Marchetti received a first-place medal for poetry at the Upstate Eight Literary Festival on Apri ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • District 41 approves Abraham Lincoln library renovation

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education approved a renovation of the library at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School at a meeti ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:57 pm
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