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  • Monday: Has public school testing gone too far?

    Monday: Has public school testing gone too far?
            There will be end of course exams for kindergarten students in South Florida this year.  Anybody think the standardized testing craze has gone too far? Yes, you need accountability. No, you don’t need a test every day. Students are...
  • 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...
  • New Hallandale principal chosen from among 40 applicants

    There's a new face at the helm of Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach. Appointed in late July, Robert Pappas joins the Dolphins after a five-year stint as assistant principal at Sunrise Middle School. "It's a nice feeling to know that I...
  • Offer made on house built by students

    Offer made on house built by students
    A month after it went on the market, a deal for the house built by students in northwest suburban Prospect Heights is now pending, officials said. An offer has been made for the 3,095-square-foot house at 809 Camp McDonald Road, said Jennifer Delgado, a...
  • $45M in construction projects proposed in District 214

    $45M in construction projects proposed in District 214
    As it unveiled a $45 million plan that will build something new for each of its schools, Township High School District 214 officials also say they might consider giving back some of the district's extra cash to taxpayers. The news follows an eight-month...
  • District 214 administrator quits after 1 year

    District 214 administrator quits after 1 year
    A top-level administrator has left Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 one year after being hired to raise the district's profile. Jessica Thunberg, who was the director of community engagement and outreach since the department was...
  • Volunteers create butterfly garden and reading area at school

    When they return to school this month, children at Dania Elementary School will be greeted by a new addition to their campus. Nearly 50 volunteers from Herff Jones, which sells graduation gowns, class rings and yearbooks, recently spent a steamy...
  • Rather than privatize, fix public schools

    I saw an Internet meme that asked the question, why is giving more money to public schools "throwing money" at the problem, but giving more money to charter schools and private schools is "investing" in the future? There are undoubtedly problems in...
  • District 230 launches college, career labs

    District 230 launches college, career labs
    Consolidated High School District 230 is hoping to give seniors a leg up in the college admission process by giving them time during school to work on their applications. About 15 students worked on essays and applications on laptops in Stagg High...
  • Science wing addition awaits Shepard students

    Science wing addition awaits Shepard students
    Students at Shephard High School will be greeted with a new and improved science wing Aug. 14 and 15, when they return to school. The addition and renovations will help bring the Palos Heights school's science curriculum into the 21st century, also...
  • 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,...