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  • Give Illinois students a choice

    Give Illinois students a choice
    This academic year we are sending 258,580 Illinois children into schools that will fail to bring 60 percent of them to grade-level by June. Of those who do graduate from high school in four years, fewer than 20 percent will be considered "college ready."...
  • Sarah Wood, philanthropist

    Sarah Wood, philanthropist
    Sarah Wood gives good advice — and she follows it. Wood, wife of former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, is co-founder with her husband and vice president of the Wood Family Foundation. She is in her second year at the University of Illinois at Chicago,...
  • Thomas F. Flynn: Students engaged in college (in classes, activities) succeed in life

    Thomas F. Flynn: Students engaged in college (in classes, activities) succeed in life
    Are college students really heading to school this fall to get engaged and live happily ever after? It turns out the smart ones are, and the research proves it. Unlike a generation or two ago, few college students today can imagine themselves heading...
  • York board chairman supports residential development near Water Country USA

    York board chairman supports residential development near Water Country USA
    A residential development application from Busch Properties Inc. that was denied by the York County Planning Commission on Wednesday has support from the Board of Supervisor's Chairman Donald Wiggins. Other supervisors say they need more time or that...
  • Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures

    Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures
    As soaring temperatures blistered Southern California for another day, tens of thousands of people headed to the beaches and pools for relief and schools planned special precautions to prevent students from overheating. A high pressure system pushed...
  • Arts news: Storefront art contest, Carbon Art League show, acting workshop

    Arts news: Storefront art contest, Carbon Art League show, acting workshop
    STOREFRONT ART CONTEST Let's Play Books! invites the community to submit artwork featuring the exterior of the bookstore for its Storefront Art Contest. Artists can use any medium to depict the building and the porch of the store. Pieces should be a...
  • Avon Family Holds Annual Golf Tournament In Memory of Daughter

    Avon Family Holds Annual Golf Tournament In Memory of Daughter
    AVON — David and Cindi Avezzie are preparing for their foundation's eighth golf tournament at the Farmington Woods Golf Club on Sunday, Sept. 21, in the memory of their youngest daughter, Lauren. The Avon residents lost their daughter during a...
  • Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research

    Wilmette students raise $50,000 for pediatric cancer research
    A school playground may sound like an unlikely place to fight pediatric cancer, but in a sense that's exactly what a group of Wilmette students did this summer during the 2nd Annual Highcrest Middle School "Kick-It Kickball" game. Middle school,...
  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and...
  • Blue Angel talks to students about his experiences

    Blue Angel talks to students about his experiences
    As school assemblies go, this one was a winner. Austin Machin listened to a Blue Angels pilot speak for an hour at the Dundalk and Sollers Point high schools Friday, walked out and said, "I am at a loss for words about how awesome that was." The 16-...
  • Gloucester SOL scores mirror state trend

    GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers. Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...