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Suburban Doctor Pushes for Later School Start Times

Suburban Doctor Pushes for Later School Start Times

Nitin Soorya, an emergency physician at St. Alexius Medical Center, has started an online petition requesting the Illinois Board of Education establish a policy that regulates school start t
Palatine Man to Show Off Award-Winning Contraption on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Palatine Man to Show Off Award-Winning Contraption on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A Palatine man and his five Purdue classmates will appear tonight on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
Suspected Mumps Case Reported at Mundelein School

Suspected Mumps Case Reported at Mundelein School

A suspected mumps case was also recently reported at an Evanston school.
Kyle Long Makes Good on Promise to Help Bullied Huntley Boy, 9

Kyle Long Makes Good on Promise to Help Bullied Huntley Boy, 9

Bears Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long promised to support a local boy who has been the victim of bullying. This past weekend, he hung out with Andrew Oyston and posted photos from the day on his Tw
Crystal Lake High Schools Don't Make 2014 U.S. News List

Crystal Lake High Schools Don't Make 2014 U.S. News List

U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of top high schools in the nation this week.
School Bans Leggings and Yoga Pants – Too Distracting For Boys

School Bans Leggings and Yoga Pants – Too Distracting For Boys

Columnist Christine Wolf wonders if leggings and yoga pants are where administrators' attention should be focused.
District 155 to Appeal Court Ruling in Crystal Lake South Bleachers Case

District 155 to Appeal Court Ruling in Crystal Lake South Bleachers Case

Attorneys for Community High School District 155 said they will appeal the court decision saying the districg should follow the city's zoning laws.
Superintendent Michael Bregy Leaving District 300

Superintendent Michael Bregy Leaving District 300

Bregy has accepted a superintendent position with School District 112 based in Highland Park.
District 155 Board Approves New Contract with Teachers

District 155 Board Approves New Contract with Teachers

New contract has been approved by the teachers union and Community High School District 155 Board of Education.
District 155 Teachers Approve New Contract Agreement

District 155 Teachers Approve New Contract Agreement

The District 155 Education Association voted 268 to 114 to approve a tentative contract agreement with the district.
District 155: Tentative Agreement Reached with Teachers Union

District 155: Tentative Agreement Reached with Teachers Union

District 155 says it has reached a three-year agreement with the District 155 Education Association.