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Niles Police confirmed they had been investigating the Notre Dame College Prep teacher for inappropriate communications with students. The Niles Chamber is discussing what to do about the award it was to give Balentine in 10 days.
Maine East is one of the first high schools in the country to stage the Tony-Award winning Broadway musical 'In the Heights." It's got awesome hip-hop and Latin dancing, and the storyline, about immigrant families adapting, mirrors the student body.
Anyone can join the 'One Billion Rising' event at both of Oakton Community College's campuses (Skokie and Des Plaines) Feb. 14; they'll also stage 'The Vagina Monologues' Feb. 14-16.
School boards spend about 70 percent of what you pay in property taxes. They have to balance the quality of schools with what taxpayers can afford. It's worth your time to evaluate candidates before voting.
More than a dozen preschool and daycare providers set up display table at a Niles Library Preschool Fair to let parents of young children know of their services. There were schools in Morton Grove, Skokie, Niles, Park Ridge, nearby in Chicago, Mount Pros
The principals of Niles North and Niles West high school invited parents, students and community members to sound off on issues at a town hall meeting Thursday--and they got an earful.
Huffington Post Live gathers commenters from the local area and around the country to talk about District 69's decision to ban Halloween celebrations, candy, parades, etc. from its schools.
D-69 shocked many parents this week by canceling all Halloween costumes, parades, parties and candy for students. But the superintendent says while the decision stands for now, he will listen to feedback.
This vending machines have organic snacks--and prices to match. See how students reacted.
Both the teachers' union and the high school district, which includes Niles West and Niles North, said they are in talks with a federal mediator over the teachers' contract.
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