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  • Most DeKalb County school districts seeing enrollment drops

    Genoa-Kingston District 424 Superintendent Joe Burgess knows if his district keeps losing students at the rate it is now, leaders are about five years ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • NIU’s Dan Gebo named ‘Illinois Professor of the Year’

    DeKALB – Joanna Lambert saw her first monkey in the wild while she was on a research trip in Uganda with Northern Illinois University professor Dan Ge ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Timothy Killeen named new University of Illinois president

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois system has hired State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research Timothy L. Killeen as its next presi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Illinois State University solar car team preparing for Abu Dhabi race

    NORMAL (AP) – The Illinois State University solar car team is ready to make its comeback after losing its vehicle in a July fire and having to withdra ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Occupational programs gain popularity at Kishwaukee College

    MALTA – If money were not a factor, Brad Bocker would consider attending a four-year university rather than pursuing a two-year program at Kishwaukee ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb County schools celebrate veterans

    SYCAMORE – Respecting veterans has been part of retired Army Spc. Tim Stewart's life in a military family, but now he's the one receiving handshakes a ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb County school districts coping with substitute shortage

    DeKALB – As a permanent substitute teacher, the only thing consistent about Raechel Striedl’s days is that she spends them at DeKalb High School.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb County school districts’ test scores largely beat average

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller is already looking ahead to the next school year as officials prepare for revamping st ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Sycamore parents can schedule conferences

    SYCAMORE – Parents and guardians of Sycamore High School students can schedule conferences for their students starting Nov. 10.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

    WASHINGTON – For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:38 pm
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