Education

  • More school employees can give epinephrine injection under new law

    A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Associate program’s potential benefits, value can rival or exceed that of a bachelor’s

    John Kemic of McHenry spends his days detailing cars at Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and his evenings working toward an associate degree.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • District 26 budget projects surplus

    CARY – Even though District 26 is planning for reductions in state aid for the upcoming school year, officials still expect a balanced spending plan.
    July 26, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • MCC to offer Harvard-based degree track

    HARVARD – Post-secondary education will get a lot closer this fall for the county community farthest from McHenry County College.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Changed role for District 156 assistant principal to save $40,000

    McHENRY – A McHenry West High School dean and one of its department chairs will move into the two open assistant principal positions.
    July 18, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • District 300 names new principals

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two in-house candidates at District 300 were recently named the new principals at elementary schools in Lake in the Hills and Carpen ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • District 12 picks construction management firm to oversee improvements

    JOHNSBURG – An Elgin-based construction management firm will oversee the referendum-funded overhaul of District 12 facilities.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • District 156 reevaluates assistant principal positions

    McHENRY – With both McHenry West High School assistant principal positions open, the District 156 school board is considering cutting the cost of thos ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • NEA wants Duncan's resignation

    WASHINGTON — The nation's largest teachers' union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.Dele ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • School District 2 OKs maximum fund balance policy

    RICHMOND – More than a year and a half after parents, teachers and residents crowded the library at Nippersink Middle School over a proposed abatement ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:22 am
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