| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:27 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:27 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:06 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
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....