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Is indicted ex-suburban official running for school board?

Chicago-area school board elections aren’t until April 7, but one potential candidate is already making waves in the northwest suburbs: Roy McCampbell. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Batavia school officials explain referendum plan

Questions about whether property taxes would go up, why the district wants artificial turf fields and more were raised Tuesday at a Batavia school district meeting about an advisory referendum on borrowing $ 15 million for capital projects. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Forum Tuesday on Batavia school referendum

The Batavia school district will have a forum Tuesday night on a proposal to borrow $ 15 million for building-and-grounds projects, including artificial turf for fields at Batavia High School. Voters’ opinions are being sought in an Nov. 4 referendum. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Quinn, Rauner clash on school funding, economy

In their first televised debate, Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner clashed on a number of issues, including the economy and school funding. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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5th Suspect in Skokie Teen's Death Arrested at Chicago High School

5th Suspect in Skokie Teen's Death Arrested at Chicago High School Charges were filed against Dzevad Avdic, 19, of the 5900 block of South Honore in Chicago; Myles Hughes, 19, of the 4200 block of West 81st Street in Chicago; Jeremy Ly, 19, of the 8100 block of Lowell in Skokie; and Nicholas Smith 19, […]

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Streamwood school rebounds to win Blue Ribbon award

The principal and teachers at St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Streamwood dyed their hair blue Friday in celebration of winning a Blue Ribbon for Academic Excellence. Staff members were especially excited because just four years ago, the school was on the verge of closing due to low enrollment. It has since revamped its […]

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Crisis backpack taken from Hoffman Estates elementary school

A crisis backpack was taken from an elementary school in Hoffman Estates, WGN TV is reporting. The backpack contained information about students in Prairie Elementary School. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Batavia school board narrows list of priority building projects

Two artificial-turf fields, but only a seven-lane new track, are what the Batavia school board Tuesday decided should be done first at Batavia High School, if voters approve borrowing $ 15 million for building projects districtwide. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Derrick Rose donates $1 million to After School Matters program

Derrick Rose has busted out the checkbook to donate $ 1 million to After School Matters, a Chicago non-profit dedicated to providing out-of-school programs for teenagers. Click here for the rest of the story: http://voices.suntimes.com/sports/inside-the-bulls/derrick-rose-donates-1-million-to-after-school-matters-program/ … Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Last Arlington High School grads plan 30th reunion

Members of the last graduating class from Arlington High School will come together for their 30th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 4. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama

Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama What's more, families living in the swaths of Chicago where students don't reside near elite high schools chafed at the fact the new school would be built little more than a mile from the top-tier Walter Payton College Preparatory High School. In … Full News […]

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River Trails school board approves 4-year contract

The River Trails Eelementary District 26 school board has approved a new four-year contract for teachers and support personnel. The deal, which is effective retroactive to July 1, includes raises of 4.5 percent for employees in the first year, and 3.5 percent for each year after that. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Barrington student attempts to harm self at school

A student tried to hurt him or herself during an after-school program at Station Middle School in Barrington on Thursday, but officials said a student who walked in on the incident likely saved the classmates’ life. “Anytime there is a situation where a student has tried to cause self-harm we want to use that as […]

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CPS dropping Obama’s name from planned North Side school: report

The new selective-enrollment high school to be built on the North Side using $ 60 million in tax-increment financing money will not be named after President Barack Obama, according to a published report. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Residents ask Batavia school board to stop increasing taxes

People attending a Batavia school budget hearing Tuesday pleaded with the school board to stop increasing property taxes. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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