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Daily Chronicle
Indian Creek board's private party a bad ideafunded, and later announced would be sponsored by Resource Bank. Regardless of
Indian Creek board's private party a bad idea
Daily Chronicle / Posted 49 minutes ago
funded, and later announced would be sponsored by Resource Bank. Regardless of who picked up the tab, all of the seven school board members planned to attend, in an apparent violation of the Open Meetings Act. Rockwood’s contract was supposed... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
JCPS considering South Carolina candidate for top academic jobLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A South Carolina educator is scheduled to be in town
JCPS considering South Carolina candidate for top academic job
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A South Carolina educator is scheduled to be in town this week to meet with Jefferson County Public Schools staff for one of the district's top academic openings. Lisa Herring, who most recently served as deputy... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Indian Creek retirement dinner for superintendent may have broken state lawIndian Creek Community School District 425 hosted a retirement dinner Friday fo
Indian Creek retirement dinner for superintendent may have broken state law
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Indian Creek Community School District 425 hosted a retirement dinner Friday for outgoing Superintendent Pamela Rockwood at Indian Oaks Country Club, 603 Preserve Road, Shabbona. The administration and the school board were invited to the dinner,... Read more
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ajc.com
APS wants new police force to be role models, mentors and...Sixty-eight members of a new Atlanta Public Schools police force were sworn in
APS wants new police force to be role models, mentors and...
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sixty-eight members of a new Atlanta Public Schools police force were sworn in last night as part of what district officials called a new era in school safety. The new force, which replaces the Atlanta Police Department officers who used to patrol... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Indian Creek District 425 superintendent to retireIndian Creek Community School District 425 will host a retirement dinner for ou
Indian Creek District 425 superintendent to retire
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Indian Creek Community School District 425 will host a retirement dinner for outgoing Superintendent Pamela Rockwood at 6 p.m. today at Indian Oaks Country Club, 603 Preserve Road, Shabbona. The public is invited and encouraged to bring questions... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb schools adopt $962 million budgetThe DeKalb County Board of Education adopted a $962 million budget for 2016-17.
DeKalb schools adopt $962 million budget
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
The DeKalb County Board of Education adopted a $962 million budget for 2016-17. Highlights include: • $8.9 million for decentralizing the central office and placing resources and decision-making closer to schools With the periodic table in the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Good morning, DeKalb County: Property tax protests neededand property taxes are the No. 1 reason that they give when they’re asked why.
Good morning, DeKalb County: Property tax protests needed
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
and property taxes are the No. 1 reason that they give when they’re asked why. They probably won’t like to hear this at DeKalb County Treasurer Christine Johnson’s office, but what we need is more protests of this sort. We need more attention... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sycamore School District 427 to take formal stance on 168-acre annexationThe board further reviewed the petition at a special meeting Tuesday, where som
Sycamore School District 427 to take formal stance on 168-acre annexation
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
The board further reviewed the petition at a special meeting Tuesday, where some of the board’s main concerns about annexing the land seemed to subside. “I didn’t see anything offensive in there, or any kind of smoking gun, or anything that would be... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sycamore’s D-427 to review the annexation of 168 acresbetween First Street and the South Branch of the Kishwaukee River have Sycamore
Sycamore’s D-427 to review the annexation of 168 acres
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
between First Street and the South Branch of the Kishwaukee River have Sycamore mailing addresses, but fall just inside DeKalb School District 428’s boundaries. Although the property is within the county, it would need to be annexed into either... Read more
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ajc.com
Wording of millage announcement trips up DeKalb County residentsDeKalb County School District Chairman Melvin Johnson was fed up. During publi
Wording of millage announcement trips up DeKalb County residents
ajc.com / Posted 17 days ago
DeKalb County School District Chairman Melvin Johnson was fed up. During public hearings, the board is only supposed to listen to concerns as residents speak publicly. At Monday’s millage rate hearing at the DeKalb County School District... Read more
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ajc.com
Decatur officials want DeKalb Schools to approve tax district tooGeneral Motors site off Interstate 85. A resolution was passed during the comm
Decatur officials want DeKalb Schools to approve tax district too
ajc.com / Posted 19 days ago
General Motors site off Interstate 85. A resolution was passed during the commission’s Monday night meeting imploring the DeKalb County School District to approve participation in the Doraville TAD. So far, school district leadership has declined... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb schools officials trying to improve teacher retentionFewer DeKalb County teachers resigned during 2015-16 than the previous year, bu
DeKalb schools officials trying to improve teacher retention
ajc.com / Posted 20 days ago
Fewer DeKalb County teachers resigned during 2015-16 than the previous year, but more work needs to be done to find out why educators are leaving, say schools officials. Leo Brown, the district’s human resources chief, said 471 teachers resigned... Read more
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The MidWeek
Looking Back for June 1, 2016the Persian Gulf and attending the dedication of the Northern Illinois Veterans
Looking Back for June 1, 2016
The MidWeek / Posted 25 days ago
the Persian Gulf and attending the dedication of the Northern Illinois Veterans Memorial in Kirkland. Four churches in DeKalb were burglarized sometime between Friday and Monday, according to DeKalb Police Department reports. The First... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Foundation awards grants to Indian Valley Vocational Centera check in the amount of $915 was received from the Youth Engaged in Philanthro
Foundation awards grants to Indian Valley Vocational Center
Daily Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
a check in the amount of $915 was received from the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP), a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The grant will provide startup funds to purchase soil, equipment, plants, and seeds for... Read more
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Valley Free Press
Foundation awards grants to Indian Valley Vocational Centera check in the amount of $915 was received from the Youth Engaged in Philanthro
Foundation awards grants to Indian Valley Vocational Center
Valley Free Press / Posted a month ago
a check in the amount of $915 was received from the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP), a youth-led committee of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The grant will provide startup funds to purchase soil, equipment, plants, and seeds for... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Petitioners ask to be annexed into Sycamore District 427between First Street and the South Branch of the Kishwaukee River have Sycamore
Petitioners ask to be annexed into Sycamore District 427
Daily Chronicle / Posted a month ago
between First Street and the South Branch of the Kishwaukee River have Sycamore mailing addresses, but fall just inside DeKalb School District 428’s boundaries. No school-aged children currently live in the area, although one family has two... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Kishwaukee College seeks opinions on listening tourcollege’s service area, also are needed for accreditation purposes. “We will g
Kishwaukee College seeks opinions on listening tour
Daily Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
college’s service area, also are needed for accreditation purposes. “We will gather the information ... present it to our board, and from there we’re going to set a strategic plan for the college,” said Laurie Borowicz, who became president of... Read more

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