| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:27 PM
If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.
The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The word “capacity,” Nancy Robbinson notes, is one that she and other members of the Orange County School Board grapple with all the time, since they have 190,000 students to educate.
In College Park, she added, the capacity issue is a mixed...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A Plainfield school is open this week after being shut down twice last week.
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 closed Plainfield Academy twice last week after employees noticed mold in the school. District officials reopened the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Two Lincoln-Way High School District 210 students earned perfect 36 scores on the ACT, district officials announced.
Brianna McKenna, a senior at Lincoln-Way East High school, achieved the mark, as did Lincoln-Way West High School senior Jacob...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent.
"Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Naperville Unit District 203 may be changing up the order in which high school students take science classes.
Under the proposal, freshmen would start off with chemistry, sophomores would take biology and juniors would take physics.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Although the school year ended weeks ago, several hundred area teens descended on Naperville's 95th Street public library branch over the weekend to continue feeding their minds.
The first Teen Ignite conference included nearly two dozen hour-long...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:10 AM
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.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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.
| 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...