| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:18 PM
District-wide ACT scores went up for one Naperville-area school district and stayed flat for another.
The class of 2014 from Naperville Unit District 203 recorded a composite scored of 25.1, up from 24.8 for the previous class, according to district...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:01 AM
New curriculum, increased diversity, all-day kindergarten and online courses are just a few of the changes that can be seen in Naperville Unit District 203 schools this year.
Administrators gave community members an update on the state of the district...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:30 AM
A Naperville middle school principal is inspiring his students to think globally and help bring education to impoverished children.
After reading the book, "The Promise of a Pencil," Allan Davenport challenged kids at Crone Middle School to raise $25,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:47 PM
A school playground may sound like an unlikely place to fight pediatric cancer, but in a sense that's exactly what a group of Wilmette students did this summer during the 2nd Annual Highcrest Middle School "Kick-It Kickball" game.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Two Boca Raton Jewish day schools — Torah Academy of Boca Raton and Donna Klein Jewish Academy — are this year offering their eighth graders the new SET3 curriculum designed by CIJE (Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education).
CIJE is a...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Officials with the New Trier Educational Foundation said they recently received the largest single donation in the history of the organization, an estate gift of $100,000 from an alumnus of the class of 1954.
John H. Emery, 75, who died in April of...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:07 AM
With less than two months remaining before voters cast ballots on New Trier Township High School District 203's request to borrow $89 million, officials said Monday that they will spend the upcoming weeks educating residents on the importance of raising...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:08 AM
During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish.
"When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:19 PM
A former teacher at Chicago's Francis W. Parker School has been named to a dual administrative role at Winnetka School District 36, and will now serve as assistant principal of both Carleton Washburne and The Skokie School.
Officials said that Max...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 approved a $110 million budget for 2015 this week, an increase of roughly 2.7 percent from last year's budget.
The 2015 budget was approved less than two months before voters will cast ballots...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Officials at New Trier High School confirmed Wednesday that two students were recently diagnosed with whooping cough, but said the number of cases is typical for this time of year.
As required by the Cook County Department of Public Health, parents were...