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  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative
    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Studies planned for DuPage River

    Studies planned for DuPage River
    An official with the Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition conducted a presentation at a village committee meeting in Plainfield on Monday about upcoming projects and studies concerning the health of the river. Jennifer Hammer, watershed coordinator,...
  • U.S. consumer bureau sues Corinthian, alleging predatory lending

    U.S. consumer bureau sues Corinthian, alleging predatory lending
    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students through an "illegal predatory lending scheme." The...
  • Plainfield Academy reopens after mold problem

    Plainfield Academy reopens after mold problem
    A Plainfield school is open this week after being shut down twice last week. Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 closed Plainfield Academy twice last week after employees noticed mold in the school. District officials reopened the...
  • Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores

    Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores
    Two Lincoln-Way High School District 210 students earned perfect 36 scores on the ACT, district officials announced. Brianna McKenna, a senior at Lincoln-Way East High school, achieved the mark, as did Lincoln-Way West High School senior Jacob...
  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.  The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
  • Downers Grove high school workers will get pay raises

     Downers Grove high school workers will get pay raises
    Nurses, teacher's aides and other Downers Grove high school staff members will get pay bumps for the next three years under a new contract finalized with the district. The Community High School District 99 school board unanimously approved the agreement...
  • Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program

    Parents give mixed reviews to school iPad program
    Students and teachers in Downers Grove elementary schools have reported to the school district that they are happy using iPads in class and that the devices have had a positive impact on learning. Downers Grove School District 58 officials surveyed...
  • District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending

    District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending
    The Downers Grove public high school district is planning to hike taxes and boost spending for transportation and technology in the upcoming school year, according to budget documents. The Community High School District 99 school board approved the...
  • District 99 approves $82.6 million budget

     District 99 approves $82.6 million budget
    Community High School District 99's new budget, approved Monday night, compensates for a loss of state aid with higher taxes and absorbs a big charge for a last-minute decision to change bus companies. Spending is projected at $82.6 million for the...
  • Spending outpacing revenue in Downers Grove District 58

    Spending outpacing revenue in Downers Grove District 58
    A preliminary budget for Downers Grove's public elementary schools shows expenses outpacing revenue, as it has in recent years. The Downers Grove District 58 school board unanimously approved a $64.1 million tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school...