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With the help of a federal mediator, both parties approved a tentative contract Monday morning. The agreement must still be ratified by the teachers’ union and approved by the school board.
Opinion, Back to School
District 219 wants to change the start and end date of its school year. The problem: Other schools and park districts are not aware of the proposed change. This could seriously impact families with kids in D219 and elementary school.
Back to School
With an increase in kids with allergies, schools are adapting by having special rules such as peanut-free cafeterias. If your child has allergies or goes to a school with special rules, packing a lunch can be difficult.
Schools, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections, Awareness
These Skokie teens went the extra mile for their community.
The first day of Kindergarten - a moment of almost Shakespearian emotion.
Police & Fire, Schools, Awareness
Jeffrey Tackes plead guilty to sexual exploitation of a minor today at the DuPage County Courthouse in Wheaton. He was accused of sexually exploiting two cheerleaders from Niles North High School in Skokie on Feb. 13, 2012.
Government, Schools, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
A new traffic signal is set to go up near Main Street and Central Park. The move comes after a 9-year-old was killed while on his bicycle. Meanwhile, the village also approved new terms to their vicious animal ordinance.
Arts, Local Connections, Back to School
'Pageant Play' is an upcoming performance by the Niles North Theater Department. The play takes a look at the surreal world of child beauty pageants.
Members of the District 65 teachers' union and their supporters marched down Church Street, calling for a "fair contract" and protesting proposed arts cuts.
Arts, Back to School
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