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The Chicago ORT Technical Institute will host its annual Open House and Picnic on August 14th 2014 from 5-8pm.
The school district may require that food parents bring in for classes be commercially prepared — including birthday cupcakes or cut-up fruit.
Yik Yak, which lets users post anonymous text messages to anyone within a certain radius, was disabled in Chicago after high schools, including New Trier and Lake Forest, warned parents to t
Yik Yak lets users send anonymous text messages to others in the vicinity. It's being used to verbally abuse students and staff in at least one area school.
Weather conditions will be very cold on Tuesday morning.
Patch will update with further closings.
Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 interviewed six candidates from a large pool of applicants and picked this Skokie assistant superintendent.
10 pizzerias in Skokie, Morton Grove and nearby towns tried to earn diners' votes in the ruthless competition-- a benefit for the D219 Educational Foundation, which helps needy students.
Some are adding days at the end of the year in June, and District 219 is holding school Friday, which was originally going to be a day off.
Gorge on pizza without guilt Jan. 16; the money all goes to help needy Niles Dist. 219 students. And watch the mayors of Skokie, Morton Grove, Niles, Lincolnwood chow down.
Evanston city council members are considering applying for a grant to add security cameras along Church and Dodge.
Here's a list; temperatures are expected to start a slow thaw around noon Tuesday, but will still be brutally cold in the morning.
With temperatures forecast to hover between -12 F and -15 F and wind chills near -50 F, most schools are closing to keep students safe.
With Monday's forecast ranging from -20 F to -6 F, schools are deciding whether to close to keep kids safe.
The reporter takes a tour of Viola Nelson School's high-tech security system, which includes a criminal background check for all visitors.
A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
He replaces former security director Jim DiJohn, who was charged with selling school property, including radios, on eBay.
Out of 128 debaters, Niles West students placed first, second and fifth.
As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
A big change is underway in the world of American education.