| 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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When newly ordained Rabbi Nate Crane, freshly installed as the director of lifelong learning at Congregation B'nai Tikvah in Deerfield, speaks enthusiastically about "changing the culture of our Jewish education," it sounds like something out of a...
| Aug 19, 2014
When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom.
After this school year, incoming freshman...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:18 AM
After an on-budget summer construction season, Township High School District 113 officials are giving themselves high marks on the $114 million buildings project approved in a 2013 referendum.
The renovation and construction began last spring at...
| 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 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.
"It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:57 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:27 AM
No fraud was found in a special audit of Hinsdale Township High School District 86's business operations, payroll, purchasing and other functions, but it recommends 66 improvements.
Mary O'Connor, a special auditor for Sikich LLP, a firm the district...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 1:38 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:03 PM
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.