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  • Support for, questions about free community college plan

    MALTA – If community college had been free to attend when he graduated from high school, David Hahn might not have waited more than a decade to start.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Sycamore High School registration night nears

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School will host a registration night Monday for incoming freshman students and their parents.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • NIU plans town-hall meetings

    DeKALB – In an effort to educate students, staff and faculty about some of Northern Illinois University’s key issues, NIU President Doug Baker and Exe ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

    WASHINGTON – Not another test!The lament of many schoolchildren was echoed across a congressional he ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • More schools serve students dinner as demand expands

    LOS ANGELES – Many of the students at Kingsley Elementary School in a low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles eat breakfast and lunch provided by the s ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – President Barack Obama on Friday announced an ambitious, multibillion-dollar proposal to pay for two years of community college for ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Big Rock Elementary announces kindergarten signups

    Big Rock Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the school, 600 W. Lincoln Highway, Hinckley.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • D-424 contract negotiations underway

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston District 424 leaders and Genoa-Kingston Education Association are meeting Thursday for their third negotiation session for a ne ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • University of Illinois suggests holding line on in-state tuition

    URBANA – Incoming freshmen from Illinois would see no increase in base tuition at the University of Illinois next fall under a proposal announced by t ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • D-428 board spot still vacant in race

    DeKALB – More than half the members of the DeKalb School District 428 board are up for election next year, but none of them will run for re-election.
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:27 pm
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