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  • More Illinois students qualifying for special-education services, data shows Mar 1, 2015 8:54 PM
    Better medical diagnoses, a growing emphasis on early detection and greater parental advocacy are among the possible reasons why more Illinois students are qualifying for special education services, suburban educators say.

     
  • District 54 hires two new principals Feb 20, 2015 11:37 AM
    Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 appointed two new principals this week for the 2015-16 school year. Ivette Rivera-Weigle will become principal of the MacArthur International Spanish Academy in Hoffman Estates. Amy Christie will become principal of Campanelli Elementary School in Schaumburg.

     
  • Kindergarten info for District 54 English learners Feb 19, 2015 1:36 PM
    Parents are invited to learn about Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54’s English Language Learners services for kindergarten students during an informational meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the district’s Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. Teachers and district office staff will be available to discuss various program options and placement for students.

     
  • District 54 to host Kindergarten Information Night Feb 19, 2015 7:35 AM
    District 54 to host Kindergarten Information Night

     
  • District 54 to explain PARCC test Feb 6, 2015 5:08 PM
    A free informational session on the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) will be presented by Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 administrators from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. This school year, Illinois students will take the new PARCC assessments instead of the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT).

     
  • Hoffman H.S. iCompete program wins grant Feb 1, 2015 3:31 PM
    Hoffman Estates High School’s iCompete program is one of the beneficiaries of the Township High School District 211 Foundation’s innovation grant. High school student mentors in the iCompete program work with fourth, fifth and sixth graders students from John Muir Elementary School in Hoffman Estates to provide positive learning and team-building experiences within the community.

     
  • Palatine Dist. 15 school board has pick of 26 applicants for vacancy Jan 29, 2015 4:39 PM
    The Palatine Township Elementary District 15 school board has about two weeks to chose a new member from 26 candidates applying for a vacant two-year seat. Or, the task goes to the regional superintendent of schools. “We’re under some time constraints, but I am prepared to go the regional superintendent if necessary,” board President Peggy Babcock said.

     
  • District 54 urges parents to take its online survey Jan 27, 2015 12:56 PM
    Teachers, parents, guardians and students across Illinois are encouraged to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness and help guide school improvement.

     
  • Schaumburg Dist. 54 approves free, full-day kindergarten Jan 23, 2015 3:22 PM
    Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 school board members voted 5-0 Thursday to start offering a free, full-day kindergarten program at all 22 of its elementary schools this fall. But the vote — which included an abstention from board member Barbara Hengels — was preceded by the voicing of financial concerns by her and two parents.

     
  • Register for Dist. 54 kindergarten Feb. 12 Jan 23, 2015 4:08 PM
    Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 will hold kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, Feb. 12, at all elementary schools.

     
  • District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 12 Jan 26, 2015 7:20 AM
    District 54 to hold kindergarten registration on Feb. 12

     
  • Open Enrollment Fair scheduled for January 28, 2015 Jan 22, 2015 7:35 AM
    Open Enrollment Fair scheduled for January 28, 2015

     
  • Dist. 15 to adapt to Dist. 211 calendar Jan 18, 2015 4:26 PM
    Palatine Township Elementary District 15 Superintendent Scott Thompson said his district will likely make official in February or March a calendar change to align with Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211’s new college-style calendar that begins in 2016-17. Considered most important is aligning the winter and spring breaks for families with students in both districts, he added.

     
  • District 211 moving finals to December Jan 16, 2015 9:07 AM
    Without debate or any further input from the public, Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board members Thursday voted 6-0 to move first-semester finals before winter break beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Nevertheless, there was some last-minute discussion and clarification about the impacts of that decision for students of the district’s five high schools.

     
  • Survey: Dist. 211 parents, students eager for calendar change Jan 15, 2015 5:30 AM
    Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board members Thursday will review the results of a recent survey of parents, students and staff before deciding whether to move first-semester finals before winter break in 2016, thus adjusting the start and end dates for the school year.

     
  • District 54 encourages parents to take 5Essentials Survey Jan 15, 2015 7:10 AM
    Teachers, parents, guardians and students across Illinois encouraged to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness and help guide school improvement.

     
  • District 54 may offer free, full-day kindergarten Jan 9, 2015 5:30 AM
    Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 administrators Thursday recommended offering a free, full-day kindergarten program at all 22 of its elementary schools beginning this August. Though most school board members spoke in support of the proposal at Thursday’s meeting, they won’t vote on the proposal until their next meeting on Jan. 22.

     
  • Schaumburg heroin addict's daughters hold out hope for mom Jan 9, 2015 7:08 PM
    When Kent and Patty Perry of Schaumburg's daughter first got hooked on heroin in her late 20s, the lives of the Perrys, their daughter and their three granddaughters changed forever. The Perrys now care for their granddaughters, who see two potential futures for their mother. The good future: she recovers from heroin, gets a job, buys a house and comes back into their lives. The bad future: she dies.

     
  • District 54 names two assistant superintendents Jan 9, 2015 1:49 PM
    The Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 school board appointed two new assistant superintendents Thursday to fill positions becoming vacant this summer. Beginning July 1, Cassie Williams will be assistant superintendent for student and administrative services, and Danette Meyer will be assistant superintendent for language and culture.

     
  • Lawmakers ready for second round on school finances debate Jan 6, 2015 8:23 PM
    A plan that attempted to change the way Illinois distributes education money will appear again, with some changes, in the new General Assembly convening next week. State Sen. Andy Manar, a Bunker Hill Democrat, tried to change state law last year to send more money to poorer districts, a move that would have taken money from some wealthier suburban districts.

     
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