| 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 24, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Officials at New Trier High School confirmed Wednesday that two students were recently diagnosed with whooping cough, but said the number of cases is typical for this time of year.
As required by the Cook County Department of Public Health, parents were...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School.
At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:47 AM
Barrington school officials are removing hooks from the bathroom stalls at all elementary schools after two second-grade boys were found playing a "hanging game" -- twisting by their shirt collars from the hooks.
Other students discovered the boys...
| Aug 6, 2014
Public art not only brightens drab, utilitarian spaces, it also kindles learning as it inspires students. Pine Grove Elementary School recently adorned its courtyard with colorful murals.
"The inside of the courtyard will create a world they will want to...
| 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.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...