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Education

  • State restores funding for select McHenry County area school districts

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based District 300 will receive just shy of $700,000 of the $97 million in education funding being restored statewide.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Chicago schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett requests temporary leave amid probe

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett requested a leave of absence Friday amid a federal investigation over a $20.5 million no-bid ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • Career Outlook for Dental Assistants

    U.S. News & World Report publishes an annual report listing the best jobs in the country. Jobs are judged on criteria including job growth, median sal ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Anthony 'Tony' Smith, new Illinois education chief, is urban school reform leader

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education moved unanimously Wednesday afternoon to make a leadership change, replacing one of the nation's l ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • New superintendent named for Marian Central Catholic High School

    WOODSTOCK –  Marian Central Catholic High School will have a new top administrator when longtime Superintendent Tom Landers retires this summer.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Get ready for Gardenfest at McHenry County College

    Whether you don’t know beans about plants or your thumb is as green as grass, anyone with an interest in gardening will benefit from McHenry County Co ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:46 am
  • Huntley School District 158 levels K-8 student fees under proposal

    HUNTLEY – Board members from Huntley School District 158 tentatively supported a proposal that levels school registration fees across all elementary a ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolma ...
    April 3, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Cary District 26 school board candidates discuss technology, financial stability

    CARY – As of early February, four people had thrown their names into the running for spots on the Cary School District 26 Board, making the race a com ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Demand Increasing for Massage Therapists

    Massage therapists use the healing power of touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body to relieve pain, rehabilitate injuries, improve ci ...
    March 31, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Election 2015: 3 seek 2 spots on Elgin Community College Board of Trustees

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Treat Your Palate to McHenry County College’s Sląinte Restaurant

    MCC’s Sląinte restaurant is run by its advanced-level culinary students and offers delicious dining options Wednesday and Thursday evenings during spr ...
    March 31, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 moving 600 Leggee Elementary students under new boundaries

    HUNTLEY – Later this fall, Huntley School District 158 officials will begin moving roughly 600 students at Leggee Elementary into other schools, as pa ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Why You Should Consider Medical Assistant Training

    In its annual “ 100 Best Jobs ” report, U.S. News and World Report, medical assistant ranked #71. Jobs are judged on criteria including job growth, me ...
    March 31, 2015 - 5:01 pm
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