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OM in the News: Sustainability Hits the School Bus Fleet

For many Americans, propane is that stuff from Home Depot that fuels backyard barbecues. But in a growing number of cities across the country, it is what gets children to school. 309 more words

OM In The News

Dumbing Us Down

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. –Mark Twain

John Taylor Gatto’s Dumbing Us Down…

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Rise And Converge

Illinois’ Property Taxes Are Out Of Control, Let Taxpayers Take Drivers' Seat

When Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed freezing property taxes across Illinois, Barrington Area Unit District 220 Board President Brian Battle opposed the idea.

“I don’t understand why property taxes are an issue for the state,” he told the Daily Herald. 59 more words


Governor signs bill overhauling unemployment program

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas will change how it collects taxes from businesses to finance benefits for unemployed workers, and three school districts will receive additional state funds because of decisions made Monday by Gov. 573 more words


District 220 Board of Education meets tonight

Beginning today, The Observer will be publishing copies of agendas for Barrington District 220 Board of Education meetings.  The Board meets this evening at 7:00 PM at the Early Learning Center located at 40 East Dundee Rd, next to the Prairie Middle School campus.  9 more words


Abstinence-only curriculum is not sex education, California judge rules

California’s sex-education law prohibits school districts from indoctrinating students on the need to remain celibate before marriage or teaching them that abstinence is the only safe way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, a judge has ruled. 274 more words

Sacramento Update

BHS slides sharply in rankings

Each year at this time, US News & World Report publishes their rankings of the best high schools nationally and by state using a number of  218 more words