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  To help ensure a safe and fun Halloween, communities have established official hours for trick-or-treating activities. Here are the official trick-or-treating hours today in the suburbs.

Trick-or-treat hours in the suburbs

Updated: 10/31/2012 02:40 PM

  A child with a well-developed executive function can manage tasks like writing a paper or completing homework on time without much difficulty. She has the ability to control her impulses so that she stays focused and attains her goal. Naturally, a...

Help your child develop 'executive function'

Updated: 10/30/2012 06:27 PM

  For some parents, the childhood memory of parent-teacher conferences brings to mind teachers calling parents on the carpet for the student's academic shortfalls. "I remember getting that nervous stomach feeling when my parents would go talk to my...

What parents should know about parent-teacher conferences

Updated: 10/31/2012 03:09 PM

  Experts at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic are treating an injured golden eagle that appears to have lost its way. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports the bird was rescued last week near Sadorus , about 10 miles south of...

University of Illinois treating injured golden eagle

Updated: 10/31/2012 01:42 PM

  Oakton Community College has received a $60,000 donation from Rivers Casino in Des Plaines to support the college's new Science and Health Careers Center under construction at its Des Plaines campus. The donation is part of $500,000 the casino...

Oakton College receives $60,000 from Rivers Casino

Updated: 10/31/2012 05:33 PM

  A pot luck lunch Wednesday coordinated by members for staff at the Northern Lake YMCA in Waukegan turned out to be more of a celebration than goodbye with news that the Y's board of directors decided to keep the facility open through the end of the...

Waukegan YMCA to stay open through end of the year

Updated: 10/31/2012 05:34 PM

  Many young Naperville students may be facing their first encounters with grief, following the Tuesday night slayings of two children who attended Brookdale and Scott elementary schools in Naperville. Experts say it's important for parents to pay...

Parents will play key role in helping Naperville classmates cope with grief

Updated: 10/31/2012 04:59 PM

  St. Charles Unit District 303 school board members recently debated the status of ELL education in the district. It turns out that if Spanish isn't your first language, kids are integrated with English speakers and do better than their...

D303 viewing ELL program as part of 'education cliff'

Updated: 10/31/2012 12:37 PM

  Geneva school board President Mark Grosso has accused Geneva teachers of wanting to go out on strike and shut down the schools, instead of working in good faith to settle a new contract.

Board's latest offer detailed; timing of strike notice criticized

Updated: 10/31/2012 12:33 PM

  Dozens of kids donned their spookiest, funniest and cutest Halloween costumes Wednesday morning for the sixth annual Club Kidfield Halloween Bash at the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Grammy-nominated singer Dave Rudolf performed a Halloween-themed...

Monsters, superheroes invade Woodfield Mall for Halloween Bash

Updated: 10/31/2012 04:12 PM

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