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Education

  • Kishwaukee College seeks opinions on listening tour

    GENOA – Kishwaukee College officials are holding listening sessions as they seek to make connections with residents of the communities the college ser ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • New federal rules proposed for school accountability

    WASHINGTON – Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic ...
    May 26, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • 11 states sue over President Obama's school transgender directive

    AUSTIN, Texas – Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use ...
    May 25, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Video: Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary's "Reading Gives Us Super Powers" event

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School Principal Julie Melnyk was "flown" onto the school's roof today with the help of the students' reading powers afte ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:56 am
  • Report finds segregation in education on the rise

    WASHINGTON – Six decades after the Supreme Court outlawed separating students by race, stubborn disparities persist in how the country educates its po ...
    May 17, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Photo Gallery: 2016 NIU Spring Graduation

    Check out our images from Northern Illinois University's 2016 spring graduation ceremonies here. ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 begins search for next superintendent

    GENOA – The search process to replace the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 superintendent has gotten started – one year before Joe Burgess is set to ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU moving to rescind Hastert's honorary doctorate

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is moving a step closer to stripping disgraced U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert of the honorary doctorat ...
    May 6, 2016 - 9:01 am
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