| Sep 15, 2014
YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker.
Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98.
The longtime USC professor of...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Local school divisions largely followed a statewide trend of more students graduating on-time from high school, according to data released by the state Wednesday.
School officials praised the increase as the culmination of years of focused efforts to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly.
The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Officials with the New Trier Educational Foundation said they recently received the largest single donation in the history of the organization, an estate gift of $100,000 from an alumnus of the class of 1954.
John H. Emery, 75, who died in April of...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:07 AM
With less than two months remaining before voters cast ballots on New Trier Township High School District 203's request to borrow $89 million, officials said Monday that they will spend the upcoming weeks educating residents on the importance of raising...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:08 AM
During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish.
"When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:19 PM
A former teacher at Chicago's Francis W. Parker School has been named to a dual administrative role at Winnetka School District 36, and will now serve as assistant principal of both Carleton Washburne and The Skokie School.
Officials said that Max...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 approved a $110 million budget for 2015 this week, an increase of roughly 2.7 percent from last year's budget.
The 2015 budget was approved less than two months before voters will cast ballots...
| Sep 15, 2014
A residential development application from Busch Properties Inc. that was denied by the York County Planning Commission on Wednesday has support from the Board of Supervisor's Chairman Donald Wiggins.
Other supervisors say they need more time or that...
| Sep 15, 2014
GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers.
Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...