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Gurnee village government, 3 school districts join forces on newsletter

Gurnee village government and three school districts are launching a joint newsletter in what officials say is an effort to improve communication with taxpayers. About 30,000 copies of Keeping Posted+ will land in mailboxes by week’s end with updates from the village, Gurnee Elementary District 56, Warren Township High School District 121 and Woodland Elementary […]

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School principal stepping down after anti-Semitic bullying incident

Principal Joshua VanderJagt of Ogden International School has asked to be reassigned after an incident arose in recent months involving anti-Semetic bullying between students at the school. Full News here – WFLD – News

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Chicago School Board approves $5.8B budget

$ 5.8 billion plan cuts money for neighborhood schools for 2nd year in a row While officials acknowledged the potential pitfalls of using a one-time accounting maneuver to cover a gaping deficit, Chicago’s Board of Education Wednesday unanimously approved a $ 5.8 billion operating budget and another $ 1 billion in spending on capital projects […]

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Suit: Chicago psychology school started ‘diploma mill’ in L.A.

Doctoral students contend they were steered to well-regarded institution’s ‘diploma mill’DigitalPLUS: Two dozen students sued the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, accusing administrators of steering applicants toward the school’s Los Angeles campus while downplaying accreditation concerns. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – News

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Charter group appeals to U-46 to approve Elgin school

The Elgin Charter School Initiative will make a final push Monday to convince the Elgin Area School District U-46 school board to accept its charter proposal. Representatives of the charter design team and the group’s supporters will be at Monday night’s school board meeting for the official vote on the proposal. U-46′s charter school evaluation […]

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New member appointed to Arlington Hts. school board

Arlington Hts. resident Erin Johannesen is the newest member of the District 25 school board. She was sworn in Thursday night to the seat held by Phil Crusius until he died last month. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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New member appointed to Arlington Hts. school board

Arlington Hts. resident Erin Johannesen is the newest member of the District 25 school board. She was sworn in Thursday night to the seat held by Phil Crusius until he died last month. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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UChicago scholar-athletes make history with NCAA titles, record school ranking

The University of Chicago’s varsity student-athletes achieved historic successes in 2013-14, including two national championships in individual competitions and a school-record ranking of 16th in the Learfield Sports Directors Cup, which honors excellence in Division III sports over the course of the academic year. A total of six teams and 37 individuals reached the NCAA […]

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WWII vet, school counselor from Mt. Prospect wins free roof

Mount Prospect resident Henry Blim, a 90-year-old veteran of World War II, will receive a free roof for his house as part of the “No Roof Left Behind” porgram run by local business Peterson Roofing. After serving his country, Blim settled in Mount Prospect and worked for nearly 30 years in Northwest Suburban District 214. […]

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Gurnee’s Warren Township High School recognizes spring sports success

Warren Township High School’s state championship girls softball team and other squads that made a splash in the spring season were recognized at a meeting Tuesday night. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Law school student knows prison — from the inside

Wrongly convicted man attending law schoolJarrett Adams’ legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was truly not guilty. Full News here […]

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Kane Co. considering sale of Geneva’s Sixth Street School land

Geneva Library officials may have to decide soon how much they wants the old Sixth Street School property to become the home of a new library. Kane County officials all spoke in favor of selling the property, but the county and library have not been able to agree on the value of the land. Full […]

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District 25 says goodbye to school board member, superintendent

Arlington Heights Elementary School District 25 on Thursday took time to celebrate the life of a board member who recently passed away and the career of its retiring superintendent. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Laptops stolen from Barrington High School storage closet

Police are investigating the theft of 59 MacBook Air computers from a locked storage closet at Barrington High School. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Teen brings airsoft gun to suburban school

A Metea Valley High School student brought an airsoft gun to school Friday, prompting a soft lockdown, according to Aurora officials. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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