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School looking for instruments to jump-start a jazz band

A jazz band would give student musicians a chance to be more visible in the community and perform outside of class, says Kyle Baltzer, music teacher at John T. Magee Middle School in Round Lake. He has started an instrument drive to spark the effort, with trumpets, trombones and saxophones on the wish list. Full […]

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Mother, daughter charged with attacking school officials, boy, 13

Mother, daughter charged with attacking school officials, boy, 13 By Michelle Manchir Chicago Tribune contact the reporter · Chicago Public Schools. Mother, daughter charged with attacking school officials. A mother and daughter allegedly beat up and stabbed a Chicago Public Schools administrator and security guard … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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New track near top of list of potential Batavia school projects

A new outdoor track at Batavia High School and work on the main entrance to Rotolo Middle School are some of the top projects on the Batavia school district’s annual capital projects list. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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WATCH: The premiere of The School Project's 'Chicago Public Schools: Closed'

WATCH: The premiere of The School Project's 'Chicago Public Schools: Closed' The School Project asks that question in a new short documentary released Thursday, “Chicago Public Schools: Closed.” The film is the second installment of a six-part documentary Web series created by a collaboration of Chicago filmmakers. It follows … Full News here – Read […]

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Group that gives books to at-risk kids gets big donation from Goddard School

The Goddard School donated 25,000 new and gently used books to Bernie’ s Book Bank in Lake Forest on Friday to coincide with National Reading Day. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Aurora school unveils plans for $1.9 million innovation center

Faculty, staff, students and community members celebrated the unveiling of the official name, logo and renderings of a new innovation center at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora Wednesday. The $ 1.9 million innovation and inquiry hub is being funded, in part, with money donated by IMSA alumnus and YouTube co-founder Steven Chen. […]

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Documentary asks what happened to students affected by Chicago school closings

Documentary asks what happened to students affected by Chicago school closings The School Project is teaming up with the University of Chicago's Consortium on Chicago School Research to revisit the aftermath of the school closings and discuss in a night of film, discussion and new research findings. That includes a screening of … Full News here […]

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U-46, Dist. 302 school candidates get to stay on ballot

Three Kaneland and one Elgin U-46 school board candidates will get to be on the April 7 ballot, after the Kane County electoral board Monday overruled objections to their petitions. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Carol Stream Dist. 93 to renovate school library, entrance

Carol Stream District 93 is moving forward with a project to renovate the library, front entrance, office area and roof of one of its elementary schools.The project, which was authorized to proceed by the school board Thursday, will take place at Elsie C. Johnson School, and is slated to not exceed $ 4 million. Officials […]

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Rechenmacher opts for Batavia school board run

Ron Rechenmacher will run on a Batavians for Responsible Government slate for school board, forgoing his candidacy for Batavia City Council. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Elgin school, GameStop host Game-athon

Computer Systems Institute and GameStop teamed up to host the first Elgin Game-athon Tuesday at Computer Systems Institute. Local gamers competed in three different game stations to win a variety of prizes. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Palatine Dist. 15 attracts 7 candidates for 3 seats on school board

In one of the most crowded school board races in the Northwest suburbs, seven candidates will jostle for only three available seats in Palatine Township Elementary District 15. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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‘Failing’ label gone, school improvement work continues

No matter how long a school had been deemed “failing” under the No Child Left Behind education act of 2001, it has shed that label now and gained freedom from several mandates. What remains, educators say, at school districts in Elgin, Naperville and Round Lake is a commitment to strategically improving every school — whether […]

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Who’s running for school board seats in the Northwest suburbs

Now that the deadline to file as a school board candidate has passed, here’s a look at the candidates vying for seats in the Northwest suburbs. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Round Lake Police search for Christmas Eve school burglar

At least $ 2,000 in damage was caused in a Christmas Eve burglary at a Round lake Area Unit District 116 school, officials said. A security camera photo of a suspect may help police make an arrest. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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