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  • Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget

    Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget
    The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School. At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
  • Jewish early childhood educators gather for conference

    Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
  • Longtime Maccabi coaches are vital

    While the athletes are the most important part of the JCC Maccabi Games, coaches for the team sports also play a central role in The Games and in the overall experience of each player. When The Games come to the Boca Raton area on Aug. 10-15 —...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private

    Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private
    Some Hinsdale school district officials say releasing the names of people who sent emails voicing their feelings on on-going teachers contract negotiations would be a violation of their privacy, while a community member asking for those names contends...
  • DKJA teacher wins national contest

    Last school year, third-grade teacher Lindsey Gaines of Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) in Boca Raton was inspired to lead by example, and she strived to encourage her young, innovative students. Not only did Gaines challenge her students to use...
  • Dist. 86 hires new firm to check students' residency

    Dist. 86 hires new firm to check students' residency
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a new firm to perform residency checks of all students in the upcoming school year. The district will pay $2 per student for New Jersey-based VerifyResidence.com to provide a residency audit report...
  • Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums

    Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials say they think contract negotiations with teachers are progressing and chose not to take action on two proposed resolutions that would ask voters to weigh in on teacher salaries and pensions. Board...
  • Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract

    Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract
    The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board of Education will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to update the media on the status of negotiations for a new contract for its teachers. Members of the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and...
  • Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike

     Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike
    Hinsdale High School District 86 is taking another step toward preparing for a strike. The district has posted a notice and application on its website that it is hiring substitute teachers to work in the event of a strike. Meanwhile, supporters of the...
  • Temple welcomes special needs program

    Temple Beth Tikvah is welcoming the Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education's YAD Hebrew School for Children with Special Needs to its new home at the Greenacres synagogue for the upcoming school year. YAD {Hebrew for Hand) is a...