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Tonya Hand Dring June 11, 2014 at 05:04 pm
I have 5 kids and with all of their homework, dinner, activities, showers, etc, we find it hard toRead More fit it all in. They have tons of homework and then it's hard to fall asleep immediately afterwards. I definitely think these kids shouldn't be starting school at 7:15 a.m.
Brian Howell June 11, 2014 at 10:52 pm
Research upon research backs this doctor up. Teens' body clock naturally move later (staying upRead More later and getting up later.) 7:15 start times are foolish and work AGAINST good learning. Elementary school starts at 9:15! It should be the opposite. Little kids pop out of bed bright and early. Teens? Not so much. That's biology.
Wendy June 15, 2014 at 10:40 am
I agree with the Doctor. Too many kids have extra curricular activities on top of doing homework,Read More eating, showering etc. High school start time is a bit too early for these kids.
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Dawn Urbanek June 10, 2014 at 09:01 pm
We have to make people aware that our State is run by public employee Unions and we need court casesRead More like today which ruled that the California Teacher Tenure rules are unconstitutional so that we can change laws and vote people out of office who do not represent the interests of the public who pay the taxes.
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | <a href='http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/' > http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/home.html</a>
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:20 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com
GL Res May 26, 2014 at 10:12 pm
I'm happy that Woodland has finally taken up the charge to challenge this charter school. AnyoneRead More that has followed this from day 1 knows that the ONLY reason this school received a charter to begin with was a political payoff to a wealthy real estate developer that wanted this school in his development to help sell houses. The state (not the local districts) approved this charter but require the districts to pay for it. I'm tired of my tax dollars funding what is basically a private school. The charter school funding formula used by the state is also unreasonable. The per capita amount assigned to each student does not lower the cost of operation for the school district by that amount (large districts like Woodland have huge fixed costs). I'm rooting for Woodland to win this.
Lennie Jarratt May 21, 2014 at 10:33 pm
Fund each child equally and let the parents choose the school. Bureaucrats in Springfield and DCRead More should not be choosing where students attend school.
Lennie Jarratt May 21, 2014 at 10:34 pm
The irony of this lawsuit over diversity is that the Public Schools just got a waver from NCLB byRead More institutionalizing racism with race based standards. http://www.championnews.net/?p=174440
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Citizen April 24, 2014 at 09:33 am
Why would you even post this article? How about something positive?? The people reading theseRead More articles are for the most part from Grayslake. Personally, I don't care what US News chooses or doesn't choose - they are looking at a national scale.
Pete April 24, 2014 at 02:13 pm
Wow, I would have thought GCHS would have done better than Buff Grove (#18), Lake Zurich (#43) orRead More Vernon Hills (#17). I guess high taxes don't translate to higher education.
Scott April 24, 2014 at 04:26 pm
In next week's edition of the Patch, read how Grayslake missed the "America's Best Places toRead More Raise a Family" list. Stay tuned!!!
A parent April 26, 2014 at 09:02 am
I couldn't help but to do some comparison between Stevenson and DHS as a resident in Deerfield,Read More since district has put up the news on the website. Operational spending per student is $16,839 in Stevenson and $20,821 in DHS. STEM ranking, #37 for Stevenson and #145 for DHS. I have been very disappointed in science teaching in DHS. Now I believe that there is some truth in the rankings.
Ying Shen April 27, 2014 at 10:05 am
都是公立高中么?
WLA May 1, 2014 at 07:18 am
I don't think magnet schools should be included. All the other schools have to take all students inRead More their district, magnet schools can pick and choose best students.
Jim Marshall April 8, 2014 at 07:16 am
Relax everyone, North got the front page pic, Central got the article page pic. We're still oneRead More district, which is something the author could have pointed out in the article which sets our HS School District apart from all others on the list. Congratulations Grayslake District 127! Now if we could only compete on the salary scale to keep our teacher here instead of leaving for Libertyville.
Pete April 8, 2014 at 09:22 am
No worries there, just raise the taxes again so there isn't another strike. The economy is boomingRead More now and I'm sure people don't mind paying close to $1,000 /month for real estate taxes.
Jordan Weimer April 9, 2014 at 05:01 pm
I remember a school where cheating before the teacher got to class was the norm. So, challengingRead More seems inaccurate. Perhaps, it just means that the school scored well by any means necessary. "Any means" clearly has included dividing the high school down economic lines. So, "challenging", again, doesn't seem to be the best term to describe the school. "Machiavellian" seems like a better descriptor.
Orange County Sheriff's deputies conduct a bomb sweep at San Clemente High School earlier this month. | Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.
David Greenberg March 28, 2014 at 11:46 am
"Virtual walls"? Geezus... GPS spoofing is but one way around the geofence. The otherRead More is simply walking up to someone and saying "HEY *(&*(^^#&*(Y($*() !!!!!" Or use a different app created with a bogus email account... *sigh*. Sticks and stones people... sticks and stones... Walk it off and move on...
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:37 pm
thats for sure, this country is turning into a bunch of pansies!!
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm
my kid tells me that his buddy who lives over in Europe has a math book that shows a drawing of anRead More obese American eating a Cheeseburger with Plumbers Ass , as if we are a bunch of slobs over here!!! Is that nice or what???
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