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District anticipates more reliable performance with PowerSchool

Richard Pearl, staff writer

November 9, 2012

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The District 225 Board of Education has decided to replace its current student information system, SchoolLogic, with PowerSchool. Dr. Michael Riggle, District 225 superintendent, said he believes that the program’s performance...

Teacher Contract Negotiations Story – Correction/Clarification

October 6, 2012

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Before the paper edition of yesterday's Oracle was distributed, The Oracle sent the following email to the faculty of GBS to preemptively notify them of an error/omission in the story. Although the on-line version of the story includes the corrected version of the story, The Oracle wanted to share the correction here...

State pension debt requires costly solution

Rosie Kelly, staff writer

October 5, 2012

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The Illinois pension debt reached over $80 billion this year, according to Hillarie Siena, district assistant superintendent of business affairs. The Illinois government is currently exploring pension reform options to pay...

District prepares for teacher contract negotiations

Inaara Tajuddin, Aaron Ach, staff writer

October 5, 2012

Filed under News, Top Stories

District 225 Board of Education and Glenbrook Education Association (GEA) representatives will negotiate teachers’ contracts throughout this school year, following a year which saw highly publicized negotiations in the Chicago...

District 225 holds to ‘bring your own device’ policy while some other districts consider supplying e-texts

Richard Pearl, staff reporter

June 8, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

District 225 continues to have a “bring your own device” philosophy in regards to electronic textbooks in contrast to the positions other schools have taken. Many schools in the North Shore, such as New Trier and Stevenson,...

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