Leading News

December 14, 2017
In today’s Leading News, Rock Island/Milan SD 40 discusses possible changes to its annual calendar. High School students discuss the costs of college credit with Sen. Chapin Rose. Cursive is in the curriculum in Maine THSD 207. Oswego-based CUSD 308 takes some items off the table at it seeks to cut costs. Finally in the news, a decades-old tradition -- holding CPS science fairs at the Museum of Science and Industry -- comes to a close.

Click on the links above or the headlines below to read more.

Rock Island-Milan school board debates calendar changes
Nicole Lauer, Quad Cities Dispatch-Argus, December 11

75 area high school students share insights with state Sen. Chapin Rose
Claire Hettinger, Decatur Herald and Review, December 8

Maine East teacher helps reacquaint high school students
with signature skill: cursive
Jennifer Johnson, Pioneer Press/Park Ridge News, December 12

Oswego-area District 308 not looking at cuts
to athletics, shorter school day
Linda Girardi, Aurora Beacon-News, December 12

End of an era for CPS science fair at Museum of Science and Industry
Diane Rado, Chicago Tribune, December 11

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