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Batavia school board seeks higher tax levy

Batavia school board members said they struggled Tuesday when deciding to ask for more property taxes, instead of holding the levy steady. Uncertainty about possible changes to state funding for aid and pensions that could cost the Batavia district is worrying them. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Report: Lake County Sheriff official pulls over school bus to give son lunch

A Lake County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant is under investigation for making a traffic stop on a Johnsburg High School bus late last week in order to deliver lunch to his son, authorities confirmed Tuesday. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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U. of I. still top public school for international students

U. of I. still top public school for international students In addition to U. of I., other top destinations in the state are the Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago. At U. of I., about half of the international students … Full News here […]

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Pedestrian injured in crash outside Stevenson High School

A 31-year-old is in critical condition after being struck by a car Sunday morning outside Stevenson High School, according to Lincolnshire police. Police said the pedestrian was at the east end of the school’s property near parking lots C and D when struck by the driver of a 2014 Kia Soul. Full News here – […]

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High school football: Johnsburg falls to Chicago Phillips

High school football: Johnsburg falls to Chicago Phillips Kyle Grillot – kgrillot@shawmedia.com Johnsburg's Nick Brengman runs out of bounds before being tackled by Chicago Phillips' Amani Jones during the first quarter of the Class 4A second-round football game Friday in Johnsburg. Johnsburg lost to Chicago … Full News here – Read more on Northwest Herald

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High school football: Johnsburg falls to Chicago Phillips

High school football: Johnsburg falls to Chicago Phillips Kyle Grillot – kgrillot@shawmedia.com Johnsburg's Nick Brengman runs out of bounds before being tackled by Chicago Phillips' Amani Jones during the first quarter of the Class 4A second-round football game Friday in Johnsburg. Johnsburg lost to Chicago … Full News here – Read more on Northwest Herald

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Waukegan school district, teachers announce tentative contract

Waukegan school district, teachers announce tentative contract Teachers walked off the job Oct. 2 — making this one of the longest Chicago-area teachers strikes in recent years — and negotiations since have been marked by angry rhetoric from the union and from school district officials. Both sides have accused … Full News here – Read […]

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Bomb threat cancels activities at Neuqua Valley, school open Friday

After school activities were canceled on Thursday due to a bomb threat at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, but officials said school will be open on Friday because police do not consider it a “viable” threat. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Dist. 200 hosts forum on controversial school funding bill

Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 officials are continuing to sound the alarm about the possible consequences of Senate Bill 16 — despite assurances from some lawmakers that action will be delayed until spring. State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, an Aurora Democrat who is sponsoring the bill, wrote in a letter earlier this month that the […]

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Waukegan teachers, school district reach tentative contract deal

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No school in Waukegan Thursday

Gov. Pat Quinn Wednesday moved to intervene in the nearly monthlong Waukegan teacher strike, telling Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Gery Chico to try to strike a deal. But an accord still hadn’t been reached as of 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from Waukegan Unit District 60, and there is no […]

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Buffalo Grove High School paper launches website

The Buffalo Grove High School newspaper, the Charger, recently launched bghscharger.org, becoming one of the last high school papers in the area to create a web presence, according to Co-Editor-in-Chief Emily Davidson. Nonetheless, she’s excited, especially because of the video that accompanied the launch, which in a week garnered more than 1,000 views. Full News […]

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No school in Waukegan for rest of week

Schools in Waukegan will remained closed the rest of the week as contract negotiations ended Wednesday evening with no compromise in sight, both sides said. About 17,000 students in Waukegan Community School District 60 have been out of class since Oct. 2. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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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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