Fair
69°FFairFull Forecast

Education

  • Students ask Education Department to discharge college debt

    WASHINGTON – Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:18 am
  • Sycamore High School plans lockdown drill

    DeKALB – Sycamore High School officials will conduct a state-mandated lockdown drill at 10 a.m. today.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Kishwaukee College Diesel Power Technology program revs up

    MALTA – After working as a diesel mechanic in the Army Reserve, Matthew Dyer knew that’s what he wanted to do when he came back to the region.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Kishwaukee College garden seeks recognition

    MALTA – Student gardeners at Kishwaukee College have learned a new kind of equation: flowers + geometry = a budding competition.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • District 428’s computer system, phones, down on second day of school

    DeKALB – District 428’s 12 schools experienced a technology blackout that extended into the school day Thursday. Learning wasn’t disrupted this time, ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Kishwaukee College begins new semester with lower enrollment numbers

    MALTA – It’s her second year at Kishwaukee College, and Shirin Khamissi has learned the ropes.“So fa ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Another top official at U of Illinois resigning

    CHAMPAIGN – The No. 2 official at the University of Illinois' flagship campus announced his resignation Monday, the second high-level resignation foll ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Luxury buildings change housing at University of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – The luxury housing boom that's occurred over the past 14 years at the University of Illinois has changed the way students live on cam ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Photos: First day of school at Sycamore West Elementary

    Danielle Guerra images of the first day of school at West Elementary in Sycamore ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Sycamore students, parents start together at West Elementary School

    SYCAMORE – Stefanie King was all ready for her first day at West Elementary School on Thursday morning, showing up on time to sit in classrooms and li ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Kishwaukee, NIU deal with MAP grants on hold

    DeKALB – Katelynn Worley was worried that she wouldn’t be able to start her sophomore year at Kishwaukee College on Monday.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Illinois State University breaks private fundraising record

    NORMAL – Illinois State University says it has broken its previous private fundraising record by receiving $36.8 million in donations during the fisca ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grants

    SPRINGFIELD – The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that administers state-funded college grant money for students can’t pay schools to cove ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Former Western Illinois Univ. campus on market for $5.5M

    MOLINE – Western Illinois University’s former Moline campus is up for sale.The (Moline) Dispatch rep ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Kishwaukee College gets grant for 1st-generation, disabled students

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College has received a $1.1 million TRIO Student Support Services grant.The award ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you think a Kentucky county clerk should be jailed for refusing to issues marriage licenses in defiance of a court order?
    Yes
    No