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All Stevenson Fall Sports Teams Receive Academic Achievement Award

All nine of Stevenson’s fall 2011 varsity sports teams sanctioned by the Illinois High School Association have earned the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award for … Read more ›

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Free Parent Education Night

Free Parent Education Night For Parents of Preschoolers & School Age ChildrenTuesday March 13 7:30-9:00 pm Parenting from the Heart A Path to Connection and … Read more ›

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NIU hosts free Financial Aid Awareness events

February marks Financial Aid Awareness Month at Northern Illinois University, with free public events planned throughout the month designed to help students who plan to … Read more ›

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is proposing changes in the funding of the state's community colleges to reward higher graduation rates. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune / September 17, 2011)

Simon assails community college graduation rate

Almost a million students enroll in Illinois community colleges each year, seeking a more affordable and accessible alternative to traditional four-year universities, to try to … Read more ›

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Two $1,000 Scholarships offered by Friends of Volo Bog

The Friends of Volo Bog is offering an Entering College scholarship and a Continuing College scholarship, for $1,000 each, to outstanding students interested in pursuing … Read more ›

CLC nursing student Darya Ganyuchenko uses an amplified stethoscope she received through the Office for Students with Disabilities. (Photo courtesy College of Lake County)

Not all students with disabilities make use of services available to them at College of Lake County

Through high school, educators are required by law to identify and help students with disabilities make the best of their educational opportunities. But by the … Read more ›

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Library to award $2000 scholarship

The Friends of the Vernon Area Library are now accepting applications for the $2000 Allen Meyer Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded to one high school … Read more ›

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United Way of Lake County Work Recognized in National Report

United Way Worldwide and the Harvard Graduate School of Education recently released the final report for the Family Engagement for High School Success grant process. … Read more ›

Chicago Tribune 2011 Illinois School Report Cards

Each year, the Illinois State Board of Education releases “report cards,” detailed analyses of the performance of public schools and school districts in Illinois, in … Read more ›

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Metra Announces New 2011-2012 Safety Contest, iPad Grand Prize

Metra is proud to unveil its 2011-2012 safety campaign, "Lead the Way: Look, Listen and Live." For the sixth year, Metra invites students in grades … Read more ›