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Education

  • 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 - 8:28 am
  • McHenry County marks Black History Month with activism, awareness events

    ALGONQUIN – McHenry County students and residents marked Black History Month on Wednesday with multiple public events focused on awareness and activis ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:17 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 - 2:20 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
  • Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets will not be criminally charged

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets in school will not be criminally charged, the McHenry County State’s Attorney ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Johnsburg District 12 holding kindergarten orientation in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Johnsburg School District 12’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten enrollment process will start with an Orientation Night on March 21.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • McHenry County College to offer more beekeeping classes during spring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can learn how to become a beekeeper by taking classes at McHenry County College that teach modern beekeeping techniques, ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • Harvard School Board names new high school principal

    HARVARD – The Harvard District 50 School Board of Education has named a new high school principal.Cu ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Tentative settlement reached in 2008 Illinois education lawsuit over school funding

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Urban League and the Illinois State Board of Education have reached a tentative settlement of a yearslong lawsuit that claims di ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • Celebrate Women with McHenry County College During Women’s History Month

    McHenry County College is celebrating the struggles and triumphs of women throughout history with several educational events during Women’s History Mo ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy to break ground on Cary facility

    CARY – By the end of the summer, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy plans to open its new facility in Cary.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Nelson Mandela's grandson speaks to Crystal Lake-based School District 155 students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Whether Nelson Mandela was talking to famous people from around the world or people who cleaned his home, he would treat each person th ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:19 pm
  • McHenry County College students mentor peers through new program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students now are able to mentor and be mentored by their peers through two new programs at McHenry County College.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:00 pm
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