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  • 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. 19, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • 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
  • Cary-Grove High School's Rebecca Saffert recognized by Illinois Principals Association

    CARY – Cary-Grove High School Vice Principal Rebecca Saffert was recognized by the Illinois Principals Association this month.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry High School District 156's Food for Thought program provides for students in need

    McHENRY – Teachers can recognize when a student is struggling with math. They also can recognize when a student might be struggling with food insecuri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • Protest marks public school visit by new education secretary Betsy DeVos

    WASHINGTON – Angry activists shouted "stand up, fight back" and one protester was arrested, as Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a public school Fri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • Harvard High School conducts ceremony to honor local veterans

    HARVARD – Emmett Blazer, 90, wants the younger generation to realize what a great country America is and veterans events are good place to start, he s ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 survey respondents prioritize programming over consolidation

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 parents and other Woodstock-area residents are concerned more about educational programming t ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Fox River Grove School District 3 optimistic about social-emotional learning curriculum

    FOX RIVER GROVE – During their sustained silent reading period, a handful of eighth-grade students at Fox River Grove Middle School stood in the hall ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Betsy DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie

    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice Presiden ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:21 pm
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