SYCAMORE – Matthew Rogers is still feeling good, even after facing what he considered the toughest part of the largest spelling bee in the nation.
HINCKLEY – The teachers of Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School were serious about encouraging their students to read – even if it meant getting soaked.
SYCAMORE – Competing in the nation’s largest spelling bee hasn’t proved daunting for 13-year-old Sycamore Middle School student Matthew Rogers.
CHICAGO – Virtual charter schools in Illinois are being placed on temporary hold.
KIRKLAND – Stephan Dreas drove 600 miles from Tullahoma, Tenn., to see his daughter, Amanda Dreas, graduate.
GENOA – When Don Billington took the extra time to greet Carinna Corbett in the halls of Genoa-Kingston High School, it meant something to her.
DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 board members took no action on a pre-kindergarten and early childhood education center this week, preferring to wait and study the issue more.
The Illinois Virtual Charter School at Fox River Valley will be delayed for a year if Gov. Pat Quinn signs into law a moratorium on charter schools like it.
DeKALB – The DeKalb school board is beginning to consider how to spend its $21 million construction grant.
DeKALB – Boundary lines that determine where DeKalb students go to elementary school could change as early as the 2014-15 school year.