Fair
55°FFairFull Forecast

Education

  • 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
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    NIU-Eastern Michigan postgame: Rod Carey

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    Which is your favorite quote from John F. Kennedy?
    “Ask not what your country can do for you ...”
    “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.”
    “Ich bin ein Berliner.”
    “Man must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.”