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  • With enrollment trending downward, can Dist. 95 keep adding staff?

    With enrollment trending downward, can Dist. 95 keep adding staff?
    If it continues to lose students, District 95 may have to look at cutting staff in the future. But for now, it doesn't have to do that. The discussion came up as Julia Becich, the district's director of human resources, presented enrollment numbers...
  • Congress fails in providing innovation to America's public schools

    Congress fails in providing innovation to America's public schools
    In Kansas City, Kansas, a once-struggling public school is undergoing a remarkable transformation. By focusing on retaining effective teachers, giving a dynamic principal operational flexibility and employing data-based decision-making, Emerson Elementary...
  • Two children's books about middle schoolers between cultures

     Two children's books about middle schoolers between cultures
    A recent report from the University of Wisconsin's Cooperative Children's Book Center reveals the persistence of a diversity gap in literature for children and adolescents. In 2014, only 112 books for young people featured Asian/Pacific and Asian/...
  • Windham-Mansfield edition community news

    Art and craft submissions encouraged CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
  • Region 24 Player of the Year honor for Waukegan's Jordan Johnson

    Sixteen teams remain alive in the National Junior College Athletic Association's Men's National Tournament for Division II teams, and though the state of Illinois is not the focal point of basketball at the NCAA Division 1 level this March, it certainly...
  • Naperville coach accused of sexually abusing player at sleepover

    Naperville coach accused of sexually abusing player at sleepover
    A Naperville volunteer youth basketball coach has been charged with having inappropriate contact with one of her players at a sleepover, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Bail was set Friday at $100,000 for Shakyla Wilson, 22, of Naperville, who...
  • Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide

    Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divide
    Known as a liberal haven with a long history of progressive politics, Madison takes pride in being named one of the nation's best places to live, raise a family and retire, lovingly embracing its unofficial motto as "77 square miles surrounded by reality....
  • Epilepsy patients giving high marks to surgery

     Epilepsy patients giving high marks to surgery
    More than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are happy they did so, a new survey reveals. The review appears to be driven by the fact that patients saw the number of debilitating seizures they experienced...
  • Fatal police shooting of unarmed 19-year-old in Madison sparks protest

    Fatal police shooting of unarmed 19-year-old in Madison sparks protest
    The fatal shooting of an unarmed black 19-year-old by a white police officer, who authorities say fired after he was assaulted, prompted protesters Saturday to take to the college town's streets with chants of "Black Lives Matter." The city's police chief...
  • Rising tuition at public colleges, funding cuts leave students deeper in debt

    Michael Bayne has done everything you're supposed to do to avoid taking on too much debt for college. He lives off-campus to save money on housing. He's always working at least one job — sometimes two. And he enrolled at an in-state public school,...
  • Elmhurst College to host 48th annual jazz festival

    Elmhurst College to host 48th annual jazz festival
    The Elmhurst College Jazz Festival kicks off its 48th year next weekend. Young musicians from more than two dozen schools will perform Feb. 20 through 22. As in past years, this year's festival offers listeners the opportunity to hear a mix of energetic...