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  • 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
  • Last run for current SAT this week; new one debuts in March

    WASHINGTON – The current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students nationwide wi ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • New superintendent for McHenry School District 156 to come from Skokie

    McHENRY – The next superintendent of McHenry Community High School District 156 was introduced by the school board Tuesday night.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • School District 155 board OKs teachers union contract including yearly raises averaging 3.97 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A new three-year contract for teachers in Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 will include an average 3.97 percent ra ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • First lady Michelle Obama, school meal directors may be headed for truce

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan Senate bill released Monday would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools mor ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • McHenry County, Illinois officials explore student discipline law's challenges

    As McHenry County school districts prepare to examine discipline policies in light of a new state law, some officials pointed to challenges that will ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County officials talk school discipline changes under new law

    Corey Tafoya of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 thinks some language changes could be made to the student handbook’s section on ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Woodstock native named George J. Mitchell Scholar

    A Woodstock native, impassioned by history and the way it seeps into the present, is one of 12 people throughout the country who was awarded a prestig ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 1:56 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 to go for school construction bonds

    ALGONQUIN – Similar to a Crystal Lake school district, Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 voted this week to take advantage of a poten ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 12:02 am
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