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  • Negotiations over teachers contract stall in District 157

    RICHMOND – Richmond-Burton Community High School and its teachers union have reached an impasse in negotiations over a new five-year teachers contract ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in U.S.

    A state-by-state look at the Common Core standards:___ALABAMAThe state school board folded Common Co ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • District 15 to consider nearly flat budget

    McHENRY – The proposed budget for McHenry School District 15 looks a lot like the budget approved last year.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant m ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Fox River Grove District 3 planning budget with slight deficit

    FOX RIVER GROVE – School District 3 is planning an $8.1 million operating budget for this school year. The budget, however, has a projected slight def ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

    CHICAGO – Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.Delaying th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Crystal Lake South OK to play home football games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With football season set to start, Crystal Lake South High School is ready to host another season as the legality of the expanded bleac ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Education Department tries to ease testing worries

    WASHINGTON – Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Students sign up for new sailing teams

    JOHNSBURG – Treading water next to a turtled sailboat, three Johnsburg High School students grabbed the keel, using their weight to pull it onto its s ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • District 300 hires new administrators

    CARPENTERSVILLE – School District 300 Board members recently approved four new administrative hires to fill various positions throughout the Carpenter ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Cost of public education on the rise in McHenry County

    For the first time in 20 years, parents in Crystal Lake School District 47 have had to dish out a little more cash to register students, and they’re n ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • District 156 proposed budget reaps some savings

    McHENRY – The focus this year at District 156 will be in tying the technology purchases made last year into the curriculum, the budget director said.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • District 300 school begins a new school year

    ALGONQUIN – Math has always been fun for 9-year-old Olivia Reynolds, a fourth grader in District 300.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Harvard District 50 taking applications for school board

    HARVARD – District 50 community members interested in filling either of two vacant school board seats should submit their letters of interest by the e ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:45 am
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