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  • End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying th ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of fed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Principals to bar immigration agents from Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools has instructed its principals not to let federal immigration agents inside district buildings without a criminal warr ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:21 pm
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 board OKs not renewing contracts of 2 employees

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 School board approved interim Superintendent Brad Hawk’s recommendation not to renew the contracts of DeKalb H ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • Kishwaukee College president gets new contract

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College President Laurie Borowicz received a new contract set for a longer term and a $10,000 increase in salary during the Tuesday ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:27 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 board hears plan for personnel reductions

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 could be eliminating about 35 positions next school year under a proposal district officials are considering t ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • Protest marks public school visit by new education secretary Betsy DeVos

    WASHINGTON – Angry activists shouted "stand up, fight back" and one protester was arrested, as Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a public school Fri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board approves Moeller separation agreement

    DeKALB – After being on paid administrative leave for five months, DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller will be resigning in April a ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Betsy DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie

    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice Presiden ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:22 pm
  • Betsy DeVos may have used official's remarks without attribution

    WASHINGTON – Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos appears to have used quotes from an Obama administration official without attribution in her resp ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:29 pm
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