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  • By The Numbers: Glastonbury's Nayaug Elementary School

    By The Numbers: Glastonbury's Nayaug Elementary School
    GLASTONBURY — Each year, the state Department of Education releases data on public schools in the state. Each Thursday, we will look at the 2012/13 numbers for each of Glastonbury's nine schools from students eligible for free lunches to the...
  • District 230 fishing clubs help to keep lake healthy

    District 230 fishing clubs help to keep lake healthy
    Students in Consolidated High School District 230's bass fishing clubs are helping keep Orland Park's Lake Sedgewick healthy by building and setting up the lake's first fish cribs. The student-built fish cribs — gallon buckets filled with...
  • School District 97 buys software to help students learn Spanish

    School District 97 buys software to help students learn Spanish
    Oak Park Elementary School District 97 students in third through fifth grades soon will begin using Rosetta Stone software as another tool to learn Spanish at home and in the classroom. At a meeting on Tuesday, school board members voted unanimously...
  • Jennifer Neal Is Bloomfield's Teacher Of The Year

    BLOOMFIELD —Jennifer Neal doesn't have any props on the walls of her classroom at Bloomfield High School, but she does have a pretty interesting envelope she sometimes shares with her students. It contains her first passport, which has a baby...
  • D214 cuts food budget after rejecting federal money

    D214 cuts food budget after rejecting federal money
    A suburban school district is cutting its food service budget after giving up nearly $1 million in aid by quitting the federal school lunch program. The Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 approved its budget for the 2014-15 school...
  • Newport-Mesa schools give go-ahead to arts and sciences academies

    Signature Academies, which allow students to specialize in a specific subject from kindergarten through graduation, will begin to emerge at Newport-Mesa schools this year. However, officials said they have not fully vetted the idea of allowing...
  • Lake County parents protest to get recess for kids

    Lake County parents protest to get recess for kids
    Sometimes when Dominic Getty gets home from school, his father said, the 9-year-old drops to the floor and cries. Dominic's father, Josh Getty, said his son has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and he attributes the boy's meltdowns to the...
  • Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies

    Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies
    Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....
  • 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...
  • District 303 bullying suit dismissed, but complaint expected to be refiled

    District 303 bullying suit dismissed, but complaint expected to be refiled
    A lawsuit filed by a former St. Charles East High School student who alleged District 303 officials did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her was dismissed by a judge last week. On Thursday, Kane County Circuit Court...
  • Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll

    Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll
    Democrats For Education Reform, a pro-charter schools organization aligned with Mayor Rahm Emanuel has released the results of a poll that asked thisĀ  question: The current teacher's contract with Chicago Public Schools expires after the school year,...