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  • Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools

     Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools
    Indian Prairie Unit District 204's youngest students will be getting some relief from the heat. The district is installing air conditioning in portions of 19 elementary schools using unexpected funds from the state, officials said Wednesday. For...
  • Naperville District 203 aims to improve sports, clubs

    Naperville District 203 aims to improve sports, clubs
    Naperville Unit District 203 is looking to improve both its sports and clubs for high-schoolers with input from students and coaches. The district is implementing a continuous improvement plan, an undertaking Deputy Superintendent Kaine Osburn called...
  • Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores

    Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores
    District-wide ACT scores went up for one Naperville-area school district and stayed flat for another. The class of 2014 from Naperville Unit District 203 recorded a composite scored of 25.1, up from 24.8 for the previous class, according to district...
  • Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools

    Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools
    New curriculum, increased diversity, all-day kindergarten and online courses are just a few of the changes that can be seen in Naperville Unit District 203 schools this year. Administrators gave community members an update on the state of the district...
  • Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana

    Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana
    A Naperville middle school principal is inspiring his students to think globally and help bring education to impoverished children. After reading the book, "The Promise of a Pencil," Allan Davenport challenged kids at Crone Middle School to raise $25,...
  • Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private

    Hinsdale D86 official: Names of emailers are private
    Some Hinsdale school district officials say releasing the names of people who sent emails voicing their feelings on on-going teachers contract negotiations would be a violation of their privacy, while a community member asking for those names contends...
  • District 58 weighs options to combine administrative offices

    District 58 weighs options to combine administrative offices
    After investing several years and millions of dollars to upgrade school buildings, Downers Grove elementary school officials are turning their attention to their administrative buildings. Grade School District 58 leaders recently reviewed preliminary...
  • Dist. 86 hires new firm to check students' residency

    Dist. 86 hires new firm to check students' residency
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a new firm to perform residency checks of all students in the upcoming school year. The district will pay $2 per student for New Jersey-based VerifyResidence.com to provide a residency audit report...
  • Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums

    Hinsdale D86 holds off on teacher pay, pension referendums
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials say they think contract negotiations with teachers are progressing and chose not to take action on two proposed resolutions that would ask voters to weigh in on teacher salaries and pensions. Board...
  • Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract

    Hinsdale school board plans press conference on teacher contract
    The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board of Education will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday to update the media on the status of negotiations for a new contract for its teachers. Members of the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association and...
  • Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike

     Hinsdale D86 lining up subs, union pooling cash for possible strike
    Hinsdale High School District 86 is taking another step toward preparing for a strike. The district has posted a notice and application on its website that it is hiring substitute teachers to work in the event of a strike. Meanwhile, supporters of the...