DeKalb schools http://northernpublicradio.org en 'Act Of God' Provision Available For Schools With Lots Of Snow Days http://northernpublicradio.org/post/act-god-provision-available-schools-lots-snow-days <p></p><p>Illinois school districts might be forced to use a state exemption to help deal with all the snow days that are piling up. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:23:32 +0000 Mike Moen 42992 at http://northernpublicradio.org 'Act Of God' Provision Available For Schools With Lots Of Snow Days Tuesday: Too Hot For School http://northernpublicradio.org/post/tuesday-too-hot-school <p>Another day of sweltering temperatures means another short school day for many students in northern Illinois. <a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lot/?n=heat_briefing">The National Weather Service </a>predicts record-high temperatures for this time of year will be reached Tuesday, with thermometers topping out in the low- to mid-90s.</p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:12:53 +0000 Susan Stephens 35874 at http://northernpublicradio.org Tuesday: Too Hot For School New Standards Make Old Scores Look Bad In Illinois Schools http://northernpublicradio.org/post/new-standards-make-old-scores-look-bad-illinois-schools <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Starting March </span>4<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Illinois public school students will sharpen their number 2 pencils for this year’s round of standardized testing known as the </span>ISATs<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Meanwhile, school districts are warning parents that kids aren’t expected to score as highly as last year, under new higher standards.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:32:54 +0000 Susan Stephens 25796 at http://northernpublicradio.org New Standards Make Old Scores Look Bad In Illinois Schools DeKalb Park Fans Fight Land Swap Deal http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-park-fans-fight-land-swap-deal <p></p><p>A group of residents is trying to stop a land swap deal between a developer and the DeKalb School District.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Susan Stephens 22215 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb Park Fans Fight Land Swap Deal