She’s nearly 20 years older than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes, the New York Democratic Socialist phenom fresh off the year’s biggest political upset. But in her quest to win a seat in the Illinois House, Glen Ellyn lawyer and political activist Terra Costa Howard is using the Ocasio-Cortes playbook, both in style and in substance.
West Chicago Community High School District 94, Salt Creek School District 48 and Butler School District 53 reported the smallest student-to-administrator ratios in DuPage County, according to the latest Illinois Schools Report Card.
Public school administrators in Winfield School District 34, Lake Park Community High School District 108 and Butler School District 53 earn the highest average salary in DuPage County, according to the latest Illinois schools report card.
Out of school districts in DuPage County, Community Unit SD 200 paid the most in penalties since 2005 for spiking employee salaries to boost outgoing teachers' retirement benefits, according to data obtained from the Teachers Retirement System of Illinois
School districts in Wheaton, Naperville and West Chicago were among those in Illinois that paid the most in penalties since 2005 for spiking employee salaries to boost outgoing teachers' retirement benefits, according to data obtained from the Teacher
Lisle Community Unit School District 202, Salt Creek School District 48 and Burr Ridge Community Consolidated School District 180 received the best financial ratings by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for their 2017 finances.
Lisle Community Unit School District 202, Glenbard Township High School District 87 and Fenton Community High School District 100 were among the 640 Illinois school districts that achieved "financial recognition" by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for their 2017 finances.
Glen Ellyn Village Trustee Peter Ladesic is enlisting legal guidance from the Citizen Advocacy Center, an Elmhurst-based watchdog group, to investigate Glen Ellyn expenditures and view all e-mail correspondence surrounding a deal the village made with the College of DuPage (COD) to house a business incubator in the village's civic center.
Butler School District 53 had the highest rate – 80 percent – of students locally who passed the annual state assessments this year, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of Illinois State Board of Education data.