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  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    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...
  • Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores

    Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores
    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...
  • Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test

    Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test
    Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently. Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
  • Banking official joins District 64 board

    Banking official joins District 64 board
    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...
  • District 64 decides to pay for computers

    District 64 decides to pay for computers
    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...
  • D112 architects study school consolidation

     D112 architects study school consolidation
    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...
  • Survey: More Highland Park, Deerfield high school seniors smoking pot

    Survey: More Highland Park, Deerfield high school seniors smoking pot
    On the bright side, District 113 seniors and sophomores are reporting doing less cigarette smoking and using alcohol less compared to two years ago, according to new data from the Illinois Youth Survey. But the survey also shows a significant number...
  • Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students

    Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students
    RIVIERA BEACH — With the shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., on their minds, about 50 parents gathered at Suncoast High School on Tuesday to brainstorm the best ways to educate African-American boys who they say are too often mislabeled...
  • PB teachers union picks new president

    The Palm Beach County teachers union may finally have a new president and vice president. School psychologist Kathi Gundlach handily defeated former president Debra Wilhelm while middle school teacher William (Bill) Rizzo edged special needs teacher...
  • Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools

     Dist. 204 installing AC in elementary schools
    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. For...
  • Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana

    Crone students raising $25,000 to help build school in Ghana
    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,...