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  • Huntley School District 158, support staff union resolve salary dispute

    HUNTLEY – Support staff from Huntley District 158 will receive an extra bump in their salary increases next year, after union leaders and administrato ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Illinois threaten to withhold funds if district don't test

    CHICAGO – Illinois State Board of Education officials are threatening to withhold funds from any school district failing to administer a new statewide ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Huntley High School grad 2015 Miss Illinois speaks at Leggee Elementary (with video)

    HUNTLEY – First-grader at Leggee Elementary School Penny Bollman has dreams of exploring the world one day. Standing next to her Friday morning, fifth ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Cary School District 26 mulls transportation center location options

    CARY – Even though a potential $2.2 million sale of Maplewood School wouldn't pay for the entire cost of relocating a transportation center, School Di ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • 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
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