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  • McHenry County College OKs engineering firm for parking lot renovation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A McHenry County College trustee voted in favor of a service request for a parking lot rebuild, but not before expressing concern about ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • On the Record With: Woodstock High School student playwright Jacob Alfonso

    WOODSTOCK – At 17, Jacob Alfonso already can add “playwright” to his résumé. The Woodstock High School junior spent about a week this past summer draf ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Feds issue reminder: Test students or risk losing funding

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Education Department is not relenting on requirements to test students on math and language arts abilities, despite the end o ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School's school counseling program to receive national recognition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A curriculum centered on the Prairie Ridge High School counseling program has earned national recognition for the Community High School ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Not Your Father’s Robot

    R2-D2 and Wall-E may have helped define one vision of a robotic future, but the term “Robot” has been around for almost 95 years – ever since Karel Ča ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 health clinic nixed over parental consent issue

    WOODSTOCK – After hearing nearly 20 residents speak, some in favor but most opposed to the school-based health clinic design that was under considerat ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • School-based health centers in question in McHenry County, more popular across nation

    WOODSTOCK – One McHenry County school district this week will be deciding the fate of a school-based health clinic, a trend growing more common across ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Missouri professor Melissa Click, who called for 'muscle' to remove reporter, charged with assault

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A University of Missouri assistant communications professor was charged Monday with misdemeanor assault linked to her run-in with s ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • UPDATED: Woodstock School District 200, Lakewood to consider agreement on TIF

    WOODSTOCK – An agreement set to be considered Tuesday by both Woodstock School District 200 and the village of Lakewood could prevent a lawsuit over t ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:29 pm
  • McHenry County College officials consider tuition hike proposal

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At the first board of trustees meeting including the new McHenry County College president, a bulk of discussion centered on a proposal ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County school officials: Cost per pupil factors in location, demographics, more

    Across McHenry County, school districts have spent anywhere between $8,800 to $15,400 per student, the most recent Illinois Department of Education da ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Chicago school district announces layoffs in central office

    CHICAGO – The head of the Chicago Public Schools said the district will lay off some of its central office staff this week as it deals with its precar ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • University of Illinois freezes in-state tuition for 2nd straight year

    CHICAGO – University of Illinois trustees have frozen tuition for in-state students even as they learned the school has covered $671 million in expens ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Children’s Learning Center Complements Early Childhood Education at McHenry County College

    When students enroll in the Early Childhood Education program at MCC, they have the advantage of studying in a real early learning center where they n ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • McHenry County communities aim to boost Spanish-language resources

    When Harvard police officer Julio Lara comes into work, he said, there is sometimes a line of Spanish-speaking residents in the station parking lot wa ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:56 pm
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