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Education

  • Cost of public education on the rise in McHenry County

    For the first time in 20 years, parents in Crystal Lake School District 47 have had to dish out a little more cash to register students, and they’re n ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • District 156 proposed budget reaps some savings

    McHENRY – The focus this year at District 156 will be in tying the technology purchases made last year into the curriculum, the budget director said.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • District 300 school begins a new school year

    ALGONQUIN – Math has always been fun for 9-year-old Olivia Reynolds, a fourth grader in District 300.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Harvard District 50 taking applications for school board

    HARVARD – District 50 community members interested in filling either of two vacant school board seats should submit their letters of interest by the e ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • District 300 inks new deal with educational support staff

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A new District 300 labor contract nets hundreds of educational support staff wage increases and creates savings for the Carpentersvi ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • More school employees can give epinephrine injection under new law

    A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Associate program’s potential benefits, value can rival or exceed that of a bachelor’s

    John Kemic of McHenry spends his days detailing cars at Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and his evenings working toward an associate degree.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • District 26 budget projects surplus

    CARY – Even though District 26 is planning for reductions in state aid for the upcoming school year, officials still expect a balanced spending plan.
    July 26, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • MCC to offer Harvard-based degree track

    HARVARD – Post-secondary education will get a lot closer this fall for the county community farthest from McHenry County College.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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