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  • 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
  • Tech in the classroom promising, Lincoln Elementary officials report

    DeKALB – Putting mobile computers in students’ hands has taught DeKalb School District 428 those students and their teachers an important lesson: Be f ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • McCaskey emphasizes leadership, reading with DeKalb fifth-graders

    DeKALB — When Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey told a group of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School fifth-graders they were the leaders of the sch ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty

    WINSLOW, Ariz. – Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dol ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • South Prairie PTO planning family walk fundraising event

    SYCAMORE – South Prairie Elementary School’s PTO is trying out a new fundraiser format this year in hopes of pulling in more cash for its budget.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 getting onboard with assessment changes

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 is preparing to make assessment changes in its schools this year.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • D-427 board to visit Southeast Elementary

    SYCAMORE – The District 427 Board of Education will meet at Southeast Elementary today to learn about the school’s fundraising and community service e ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • D-428 board balks at request for more tech workers

    DeKALB – After adding two employees to the district’s payroll to handle expanded technology offerings, DeKalb District 428 technology staff are asking ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Waukegan schools close as teachers' strike begins

    WAUKEGAN – The school superintendent in Waukegan says there will be no classes after teachers went on strike in the Chicago suburb.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Sycamore hosts throwback-themed homecoming

    SYCAMORE – Liam Sullivan sees his purple jersey as a connection to his fellow football players from years before.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • NIU releases latest crime statistics

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police Chief Tom Phillips thinks the statistics on stalking, domestic violence and dating violence recently rele ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 12:39 am
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