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  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 to issue remaining $10 million in bonds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Science lab renovations, asbestos abatement and new special education accommodations are being lined up for this summer.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • State senator revamping Illinois school funding overhaul

    SPRINGFIELD – The Democrat sponsoring a contentious plan to overhaul the state's nearly 20-year-old school funding formula said he's altering the bill ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 holds institute day with its 4 feeder districts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 1,500 teachers, administrators and other certified staff crowded into Crystal Lake Central High School’s auditorium, field house ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • McHenry County apartment complexes show school impact formula might need update

    Myra Garcia stands at a bus stop in the afternoon in McHenry waiting for her 9-year-old son to arrive after a day in school. The stop is down the stre ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Algonquin School District 300 propose student fee increases

    ALGONQUIN – Parents in Algonquin-based School District 300 could pay $10 or $20 more to register their child for school next year.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • McHenry County employers indifferent on online education in hiring

    After making a commitment to get an associate degree partly online, it was much easier for Kathleen Hayhurst of Wonder Lake to transition from a part- ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • McHenry County school districts juggle unfunded Illinois mandates

    With state funding in question each year, some area school officials want to see lawmakers better prioritize unfunded mandates, an annual list of educ ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Fox River Grove District 3 considering property tax abatement

    FOX RIVER GROVE – School District 3 again is looking at whether to abate property taxes for property owners.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Obama community college plan would pay for 2 years with public funding

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans, an ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Cary District 26 to hold kindergarten registration

    CARY – Cary District 26 has scheduled its kindergarten registration and preschool census for Jan. 15, according to a news release.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • MCC students take trip to Belize

    For a week in December, Kerri Sossong of McHenry could wake up and look outside to see a mountain range in the shape of a giant sleeping man.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 12:03 am
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