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  • Next York High School principal brings English, STEM expertise

    ELMHURST – York High School’s new principal Erin DeLuga believes in a well-rounded curriculum.Not on ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 4th-grader is finalist in national art contest

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A fourth-grader at Coventry Elementary School this year painted a picture of a birch tree using oil pastel and tempera paint, and by ye ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry County school officials wary as funding reform bill advances

    The latest bill to overhaul the way state funds are distributed to school districts cleared a legislative hurdle last week, but local school officials ...
    April 16, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Riley School District 18 interim superintendent to retire due to health concerns

    MARENGO – After serving as interim superintendent of Riley School District 18 for a year, Jim Davis will be retiring in June because of health concern ...
    April 14, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 discusses new state expulsion rules

    WHEATON – Schools across Illinois are making policy changes to adapt to a new law aimed at decreasing expulsions and suspensions statewide, and Commun ...
    April 14, 2016 - 4:13 pm
  • Westchester School District 92.5, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester School District 92.5 and the Westchester Educators Association have reached a tentative teacher contract agreement more than ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 board receives 400-page facilities report

    WHEATON – The Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education finally has its proposed Master Facilities Plan – all 400-plus pages of it.
    April 14, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 holding Fit Fair April 21

    DOWNERS GROVE – Families can participate in free fitness activities and enjoy healthy snacks during Downers Grove Grade School District 58's Fit Fair ...
    April 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • College of DuPage to host forums with 3 presidential finalists

    Starting on April 18, the public will be able to ask questions of the three candidates who are vying to be the next president of the College of DuPage ...
    April 14, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • La Grange School District 105 to host Band-Aid Concert

    LA GRANGE – This year's La Grange School District 105 Band-Aid Concert will be at 7 p.m. April 14 in Gurrie Middle School Aurand Hall, 1001 S. Spring ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • Berwyn fifth-graders tackle school funding in letter campaign

    BERWYN – A group of fifth-grade students from Berwyn South School District 100 are leading the charge in a letter-writing campaign urging local offici ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • York High School students raise anti-bullying awareness with film screening

    ELMHURST – York High School students John and Katy Clugg said they had to do something to prevent the kind of bullying that their friend experienced a ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 to install gender-neutral bathrooms at Downers Grove North, South

    DOWNERS GROVE – District 99 plans to add gender-neutral bathrooms and private changing stations in locker rooms at Downers Grove North and South by ne ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:19 am
  • New La Grange School District 105 center offers off-campus study space

    LA GRANGE – Students in La Grange School District 105 now have a new place to study and use computers for their schoolwork, thanks to financial suppor ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 narrowly approves new technology for students

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 board members narrowly approved the leasing of new computers for students at their April 11 meeting.
    April 15, 2016 - 4:23 pm
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