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  • 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...
  • Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools

    Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools
    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...
  • Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume

     Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume
    Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 could strike for the first time in the district's history if they cannot reach agreement on a four-year contract. The teachers and board negotiators are slated to meet Thursday for a negotiation...
  • Summer school participation grows in District 181

    Summer school participation grows in District 181
    Enrollment in Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181's Summer Learning Program reached more than 500 for the second year in a row, according to district officials. In all, 575 students in kindergarten through seventh grade registered for the...
  • Hinsdale D86 board reviewing latest offer from teachers

     Hinsdale D86 board reviewing latest offer from teachers
    A negotiator for Hinsdale Township High School District 86 says the board needs a week to 10 days to review and respond to the latest contract offer from the teachers. The board met in executive session for over an hour Monday to review the offer made...
  • Hinsdale District 86 teachers, board still at odds over contract

    Hinsdale District 86 teachers, board still at odds over contract
    Tense teacher contract negotiations are continuing in Hinsdale High School District 86 as accusations from both sides fly and the school board reviews a new salary proposal. Board President Richard Skoda said Monday that teachers had delivered a...
  • Hinsdale D86 parents want to see strike contingency plan

     Hinsdale D86 parents want to see strike contingency plan
    Calls for details of a contingency plan in case of a teachers' strike in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 yielded no results for community members Monday. But school board President Richard Skoda said the specifics would be sent in a letter...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers take another step toward strike

     Hinsdale D86 teachers take another step toward strike
    Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 have moved closer to calling a strike by initiating the public posting process late Tuesday. District officials said school will continue even if teachers walk off the job because they have developed...
  • Construction work remains at Lyons Twp. HS campuses

    Construction work remains at Lyons Twp. HS campuses
    Most construction projects at both Lyons Township High School campuses were completed during the summer months, but some work remains and will take several months to finish up. At a school board meeting on Aug. 18, Superintendent Timothy Kilrea gave...
  • School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area

    School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area
    Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent. "Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
  • Lake Forest teen's crew feeds people, prevents waste

    Lake Forest teen's crew feeds people, prevents waste
    On Varun Medhal's phone is a picture of 750 pounds of groceries — everything from pies to ground meat — packed tightly into a car. All of it was taken to Mary's Mission, a homeless shelter in south Waukegan, last Thanksgiving, he explains....