| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Oak Park Elementary School District 97 experiences an achievement gap that exists across the state and the nation, but unlike most districts, the gap isn't growing, according to a new report.
"That's a bittersweet finding," said John Gatta, president of...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Oak Park Elementary School District 97 students in third through fifth grades soon will begin using Rosetta Stone software as another tool to learn Spanish at home and in the classroom.
At a meeting on Tuesday, school board members voted unanimously...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The Niles Park Ridge District 64 Board of Education has selected Robert Johnson, a senior vice president at Northern Trust in Chicago, to fill the seat left vacant by former board secretary Terry Cameron.
Johnson, who told the board he prefers to be...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:30 PM
More than 100 people gathered on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the official opening of the new home of the Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy located at 5225 Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens.
Situated for decades on the Jewish Federation...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:40 PM
All students in kindergarten through eighth grade will get iPads or Chromebooks paid for by Niles Park Ridge District 64, relieving the financial burden a computer initiative originally had placed on some families.
The school board in July approved...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:48 PM
A report completed by an independent consultant has identified more than 200 problems -- 62 of them deemed critical -- within the one-year-old heating and air conditioning system at Carpenter Elementary School.
The Niles-Park Ridge District 64 school...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Niles Park Ridge District 64 Board of Education dug deep into the details of the measures of academic progress assessment as part of a recent discussion aimed at figuring out how to measure student achievement in math and reading.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:13 AM
A proposed gun shop/shooting range that has generated controversy because of its location near several schools will be coming to Niles.
The Niles Village Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a special use permit to allow firearms sales,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:06 AM
A search firm has been chosen to help fill four top positions in Township High School District 113, including a new superintendent to replace George Fornero, who will retire next June.
At a recent meeting, school board members approved the hire of...
| Sep 17, 2014
In response to an increase in serious food allergies among students, Deerfield Public Schools District 109 is strengthening procedures to prevent and respond to allergic reactions, officials said recently.
Over the summer, a school committee...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Architects hired by North Shore School District 112 to study going from 12 schools to eight or six say they're making progress on what they've found to be an exceedingly complex task.
For those wondering which schools could be closed – the part...