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  • Kishwaukee College teachers reject contract offer

    MALTA – Union faculty members at Kishwaukee College voted unanimously Friday to reject the “last, best offer” from the college administration and said ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy 9th-grader Margaret Makovey leaves Ukraine for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Putting 5,220 miles between herself and her family tested 14-year-old Margaret Makovey’s strength earlier this year.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 turns down resource officer grant

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb will turn down a $125,000 federal grant to hire another school resource officer because city and school leaders said they ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Kaneland School District 302 names Todd Leden superintendent

    SUGAR GROVE – Todd Leden will be the next superintendent at Kaneland School District 302. Leden, 47, ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:57 am
  • NIU graduation ceremonies Saturday, Sunday celebrate students

    DeKALB – Ashley De La Paz originally didn’t want to walk in her graduation ceremony Sunday at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Congress relaxes whole grain standards for school lunches

    WASHINGTON – Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.A massive year-end spend ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • St. Mary students tackle computer coding

    DeKALB – First-grader Jackson Blaise was intent on making his Angry Bird capture a pig during a computer lesson Tuesday at St. Mary School in DeKalb.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • NIU increases, streamlines tuition rates

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University will increase its tuition 2.3 percent for freshmen next year, but streamlined charges based on credit hours so s ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

    WASHINGTON – The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.Sen. Lamar ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Tyler Elementary seeks donated Fun Fair prizes

    DeKALB – Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb is seeking donations of gift cards and merchandise from local businesses for a raffle and silent auction at ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Most DeKalb County school districts seeing enrollment drops

    Genoa-Kingston District 424 Superintendent Joe Burgess knows if his district keeps losing students at the rate it is now, leaders are about five years ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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