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  • Helton: Vision 20/20 aims to transform Illinois schools

    At District 88, our mission is to work for the continuous improvement of student achievement. As part of that mission, we continue to stay informed ab ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Quigley: Economic outlook is both good and bad

    I have both good and bad news to share: the United States of America boasts the best economy on earth. It’s true. The good and bad news are the same, ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Ticknor: Unexpected flood can't stop learning at Lemont High School

    You may have heard that we had some unexpected – and certainly, unwanted – excitement a couple of weeks ago.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Westmont

    THUMBS UP: Looking for motivation to work out? Let Charlie Smith be your inspiration. The Western Springs resident, who works out at the Westmont Park ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Woodridge, Lisle

    THUMBS UP: A first-time Benedictine University event provided a colorful glimpse into Native American culture. The Winter Traditional Powwow featured ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: We’re looking forward to watching "Restaurant: Impossible,” Downers Grove style. The Food Network show was in downtown Downers Grove last w ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Autism center embraces family as a whole

    The experience of having a child with a disability is something that only one who has walked in those shoes can truly understand. Trying to understand ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Reader agrees with 'Our View' on COD board

    To the Editor:Thank you for the editorial “Breuder’s windfall part of a pattern of poor leadership." ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • McGuire: Cuts would put shelter services in jeopardy

    The kids in our emergency shelter recently made valentines for Gov. Bruce Rauner that sent a painful message: “Where would they go if there wasn’t a F ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Johns: D-33 program offers free tax prep services

    With tax season quickly approaching, District 33’s WeGo Together for Kids and its network of partners are working together to enhance the financial he ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • Gordon: District 41 officials plan for the future

    It is hard to believe that just one year ago our school district housed 32 portable classrooms. When I first became superintendent in 2013, I was shoc ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Thumbs up for Riverside & Brookfield

    THUMBS UP: Is school fun? Well, it should be at least some of the time. Clearly, the teachers at Lyons Township High School agree with this sentiment, ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Thumbs up for La Grange

    THUMBS UP: Is school fun? Well, it should be at least some of the time. Clearly, the teachers at Lyons Township High School agree with this sentiment, ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Reeder: Degree not the only measure of education

    SPRINGFIELD – Americans care too little about education and too much about diplomas. Here in Springfield we extoll the virtues of Abraham Lincoln, our ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Our View: We should all take note of Black History Month

    Black History Month, for many people, is something to pay attention to if you find it interesting, and to ignore if not. But those who choose to let i ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:31 pm
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