| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Officials in La Grange Elementary School District 102 will begin assigning one substitute teacher to report to each school building in the morning, the school board decided Thursday.
At its regular meeting, the board voted 6-0 to approve the new policy,...
| Oct 3, 2014
Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently.
Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A La Grange Park District preschool program is adding classes at a building in Sedgwick Park this fall in an effort to meet growing demand, a Park District official said.
Learning Ladders Preschool classes will be offered before and after school at a...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
| 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
| 11:23 AM
Community High School District 99's new budget, approved Monday night, compensates for a loss of state aid with higher taxes and absorbs a big charge for a last-minute decision to change bus companies.
Spending is projected at $82.6 million for the...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
A preliminary budget for Downers Grove's public elementary schools shows expenses outpacing revenue, as it has in recent years.
The Downers Grove District 58 school board unanimously approved a $64.1 million tentative budget for the 2014-2015 school...
| 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...