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Education

  • Larson: A lot going on at District 87 during summer

    While one might think that for school districts summer months are spent cleaning, renovating and catching up on buildings, budgets and bus repairs, th ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Reports: College of DuPage's Breuder requested double amount of severance package

    GLEN ELLYN – Anonymously released tapes show College of DuPage President Robert Breuder's controversial buyout package was nearly twice as much and hi ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • New Elmhurst District 205 superintendent to create culture of learning, student engagement

    ELMHURST – Dr. David Moyer's surroundings at Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 may be unfamiliar, but the new superintendent brings a wealth ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • District 89 board president resigns, candidates sought for seat

    GLEN ELLYN – The Community Consolidated School District 89 Board of Education is accepting letters of interest to fill the vacancy created by the resi ...
    July 28, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • At Glenbard West's Honeysuckle Hill, plants rescued, construction to proceed

    GLEN ELLYN – Plans for a controversial science addition at Glenbard West High School remain intact, but the Glenbard Township High School District 87 ...
    July 30, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Wheaton College to put pause on student health plans in light of birth control mandate

    WHEATON – Wheaton College will suspend student health plans after a federal court said the college no longer had an injunction against providing birth ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Gurrie Middle School students, local filmmaker create safe spot for migrating butterflies

    LA GRANGE – Just outside the library of Gurrie Middle School in La Grange is the students’ garden. T ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 to hire superintendent by Dec. 14

    DOWNERS GROVE – A search firm working for Community High School District 99 has set Dec. 14 as the anticipated date for the Board of Education to hire ...
    July 28, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Attorney general: College of DuPage violated Open Meetings Act with Breuder contract extension

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved a 2011 contract extension for President Robert Breuder, accord ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Montini grads join million-dollar scholarship club

    Montini Catholic High School graduates Anastacia Mesina (from left) of Lombard and Albert Holler of Villa Park are recognized for receiving more than ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • Lemont Township adds outdoor classroom to complement Heritage Woodland Sanctuary

    LEMONT – Lemont Township and the Lemont Junior Woman’s Club are working together to highlight the township’s Heritage Woodland Sanctuary, located behi ...
    July 27, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • College of DuPage, Purdue University Calumet announce nursing bachelor's degree agreement

    College of DuPage and Purdue University Calumet have announced a new agreement that will allow students to complete a bachelor's degree in nursing fro ...
    July 25, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • Hinsdale Central library to take part in Library of Congress program

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 announced July 20 that Hinsdale Central Library media specialist Leah Giarritano recently was sel ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 combines problem-based learning, summer fun with camp

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 problem-based learning coaches recently blended education and outdoor fun with the initiative's first-ever ...
    July 23, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Woodridge teens recognized for 'service above self'

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge residents Annie Rock and Alyssa Spikes are the winners of the Rotary Club of Woodridge's 2015 Service Above Self Scholarships.
    July 23, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you feel about summerlike weather continuing into September?
    I love it. The more summer, the better
    It's OK, but I hope it's a bit cooler in October
    I'd like to see the cool fall weather kick in right away
    I can't stand this weather in July, let alone September