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  • 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
  • Parents on alert after sex offender moves near Genoa school bus stop

    GENOA – Some Genoa parents are concerned after the school district decided to keep a bus stop near where a sex offender lives, while also offering a n ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • NIU’s Stevens Building renovation, rebuild begins

    DeKALB – Graduate student Jessica Ritsche looks forward to the day Northern Illinois University’s anthropology department is much more centralized.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • U of I Foundation receives increase in donations

    URBANA – The University of Illinois Foundation said Monday that it received $259.5 million in donations during the fiscal year that ended June 30, a 1 ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 am
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