| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:03 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:02 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:49 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:29 AM
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,...