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15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

Make this your best year ever at college with these 15 helpful college hacks. Ramen not included.
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.
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.
Harper College Offers Comfort Dog Handling Certification

Harper College Offers Comfort Dog Handling Certification

The new Comfort Dog certification program at Palatine's Harper College begins Jan. 27 and costs $450.
Lake Zurich Band Members Delayed on Return Trip From Spain

Lake Zurich Band Members Delayed on Return Trip From Spain

The band was in Madrid to perform in a parade.
UPDATED: Lake Zurich Schools Closed Tuesday, Jan. 7

UPDATED: Lake Zurich Schools Closed Tuesday, Jan. 7

Lake Zurich schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 7.
Lake Zurich School Closings, Other Area Closings

Lake Zurich School Closings, Other Area Closings

Lake Zurich school closings.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.