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Which community college students need remedial teachingMar 7, 2016 4:34 PM - Half the community college students in the state are taking remedial courses, usually math. Here's what suburban educators have to say about that.
How U-46 cut out-of-school suspensions by 74% in 8 yearsFeb 15, 2016 9:09 AM - When it comes to correcting bad behavior in students, the old model of kicking them out of school just doesn't work, experts say. "The more kids we put on the streets the more problems they are going to have," said John Heiderscheidt, Elgin Area School District U-46 director of school safety and culture. "The goal is keeping kids in school."
Streamwood High intervention program a model for U-46Feb 15, 2016 5:45 AM - Streamwood High School's in-school intervention program is being used as a successful model for alternative discipline for students facing suspension or expulsion, officials say.
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