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Muslim Community Center buys Sharp Corner School land 2013-12-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 2013 , p. 14 Sharp Corner School, Millard, Beth, Muslim Community Center, Buildings, Schools
Montessori marks 10 2013-05-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 16, 2013 , p. 1 Music, Schools, Anniversaries and birthdays, Florendo, Alexa, Ramaly, Asher, Gomez, Nathan, Skokie Montessori School
Question of the Week 2012-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2012 , p. 26 Hinklin, Alex, Williams, Johnny, Jones, Tyler, Schools, Bowden, Elisabeth
Vocational school prepares students for jobs 2010-08-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 5, 2010 , p. 11 Berianu, Lucian, Chudnovsky, Marina, Schools, Gabay, Sam, Molotsky, Alice, Krel, Irina, Yaro, Sargon, Burnstein, Lisa, Sata, Klevis, Zarem/Golde ORT Technical Institute
Showtime! 2010-07-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 1, 2010 , p. 11 Gupta, Nikhil, Rivera, Rachel, Magsino, Layla, Schools, Haack, Danika, Besic, Jacob, Skokie Montessori School
New trade school indicates industrial demand: village 2010-04-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 15, 2010 , p. 5 Zoning, Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Skokie Board of Trustees, Peyer, Peter, Schools, Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology
New ordinance targets truancy 2008-08-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 7, 2008, p. 5 Ordinances, Schools, Rivenson, Meryl
Trustees give support to expanding carnival 2006-11-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 30, 2006, p. 16 Skokie Board of Trustees, Forest City Enterprises, Inc., Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Schools, Van Dusen, George, Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, Perille, Donald, Miles, Randy
Business Briefs 2005-05-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 12, 2005, p. 117 Zarem/Golde ORT Technical Institute, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Schools, Jimmy John's
School lunch eligibility scrutinized 2003-05-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2003, p. 10 Schools, Food and nutrition, Laws and regulations
Village heightens security 2003-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 2003, p. 3 War - Iraq, Schools, Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC), Emergency preparedness
New law's requirements 2002-08-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 22, 2002, p. 6 Schools, No Child Left Behind Act, Standardized tests, Laws and regulations
Choice may not work, says ex-state school chief 2002-08-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 22, 2002, p. 6 Kress, Sandy, Schools, No Child Left Behind Act, Standardized tests, McGee, Max, Laws and regulations
Schools' task? Close the gap 2002-08-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 22, 2002, p. 5 Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE), Schools, Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), No Child Left Behind Act, Standardized tests, Laws and regulations
Leaving no child behind 2002-08-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 22, 2002, p. 18 Schools, No Child Left Behind Act, Editorial, Laws and regulations
2001 marked with many new beginnings and sad endings 2002-01-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 3, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Powell, Griff E., Codell, Neil, Floods, Elections, Schools, Van Dusen, George, Senior Transit for Area Residents (STAR), Edens Expressway, Terrorism
Thanks for stepping up 2001-12-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 6, 2001, p. 16 Elections, Schools, Editorial
Local agencies, schools vigilant in wake of attacks 2001-09-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 13, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Safety devices and measures, Terrorism, Government, Schools
Skokie facilities, schools to be linked by high-speed intranet 2001-05-31 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 31, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 7 Skokie Public Library, Skokie Park District, Schools, Skokie Institutional Network Consortium, Laurus, I-net, Skokie, Internet, RCN Corporation, Skokie Community Network
Controversies, new business marked the year : 2000 in Review 2000-12-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 28, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals, Schools, Business, Community development
Members get latest info at PTA district networking session held at East Prairie 2000-10-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 5, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 3 Parents and parenting, Schools, Organizations and societies, PTA Networking Forum, Zeles, Sandy
Back to school 2000-08-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 2000, p. 16 Education, Schools, Editorial
Commission changes zoning 2000-07-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 6, 2000, p. 4 Zoning, Schools, Skokie Plan Commission, Deichstetter, Lori, Special schools and classes, Project ACHIEVE
Fix the school calendar first 2000-05-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 25, 2000, p. 14 Schools, Editorial
Changes, sad and glad mark century's last year 1999-12-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 30, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - History, Andrews, Ralph Raymond, Van Dusen, George, Business, Miller, William, Cafe Joyce Circa 54, Jewel/Osco, Memorial Park Cemetery, Byrdsong, Ricky, Crime and criminals, Schools, Keaton, Westley N.
Commit to a safe year 1999-08-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 19, 1999, p. 18 Safety devices and measures, Schools, Editorial
New tools for teaching 1999-06-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 10, 1999, p. 16 Schools, Computers, Editorial
School shootings spark a search for answers 1999-05-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 13, 1999, p. 3 Stone, Gail, Teenagers, Schools, Violence, Schusteff, David, Hartman, Steve, DiFrancesca, Maureen Murphy, Stein, Nancy, Custer, Phyllis, Schakowsky, Janice
The violence we tolerate 1999-04-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 29, 1999, p. 16 Schools, Violence, Children, Editorial
Market Day feeds families, schools 1999-02-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 11, 1999, p. 87 Schools, Falcone, Laurie, Charities, Nilles, Janet, Food and nutrition, Market Day Corp., Eastman, Bonnie
Groups say school hinder enrolling immigrant kids 1998-09-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1998, p. 8 Immigrants, Schools, Abreau, Rosa, Rico, Jose, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Out sick 1998-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1998, p. 18 Diseases, Schools, Business
And that's the way it was : A look back at the year's events in Skokie 1998-01-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 1, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Performing arts, Schools, Crime and criminals, Business, Government - Skokie
School districts working toward reading goals 1997-12-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 25, 1997, p. 9 Project Read, Schools, Reading
Unused hardware helps schools 1997-12-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 11, 1997, p. 93 G.D. Searle & Co., Schools, Business, Computers
Handgun violence : Teen-ager recalls Hubbard Woods tragedy 1997-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 1997, p. 17 Firearms, Schools, Editorial, Death
2,482 reasons to go to work this year 1997-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1997, p. 19 Teenagers, Schools, Editorial
Starting from scratch 1997-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 1997, p. 19 Schools, Editorial
School funding : Making the case for Edgar's reform plan 1997-06-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 19, 1997, p. 17 Schools, Editorial, Laws and regulations
School bill failure draws mixed review 1997-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 1997, p. 3 Schools, Laws and regulations
School, village elections merger law sent to Edgar 1997-05-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 22, 1997, p. 8 Elections, Schools, Laws and regulations
Bill allows taxpayers to make 'donations' to schools 1997-05-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 22, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Government - Illinois, Schools, Charities, Do It Yourself Education Funding, Laws and regulations
20th member OKs consortium pact 1997-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 1997, p. 21 Schools, First in the World Consortium
School funding : Students not given equal chance for success 1997-04-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 17, 1997, p. 19 Government, Schools, Editorial
Responsibility key to Internet use 1997-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 1997, p. 23 Schools, Internet
Classroom tension : Educators seek ways to dissolve student-teacher conflict 1997-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1997, p. 25 Schools - Teachers and personnel, Schools, Wheatley, Theresa, Students
Ed funding : More money doesn't encourage better schools 1997-02-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1997, p. 19 Schools, Taxation, Editorial
Applause due this group effort 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 18 Schools, First in the World Consortium, Standardized tests, Editorial
Schools' math, science group gets grant 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 13 Schools, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Grants
School names honor people and places 1996-11-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 1996, p. 21 Names, titles, etc., Schools
Local schools in 41-nation testing 1996-11-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 1996, p. 17 Schools, Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Standardized tests
ORT offers training for success 1996-11-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 7, 1996, p. 25 Zarem/Golde ORT Technical Institute, Schools, Ilic, Obrad, Shvartsman, Sonia
Local students to test in worldwide competition 1996-10-31 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 31, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 5 Science, Schools, First in the World Consortium, Standardized tests
Schools aren't preparing future workers : Educator 1996-10-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 10, 1996, p. 5 Education, Lectures and lecturing, Employees, Schools, Lezotte, Lawrence
A conglomeration of cultures : In an overview of area schools, students of different nationalities find a common acceptance 1996-10-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 10, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 9 Immigrants, Schools, English as a second language (ESL), Multiculturalism
Lunch time : Companies feed students, staff 1996-10-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 3, 1996, p. 27 Marriott Corporation, Food Service Professionals, Schools, Food and nutrition
Deadline for required shots looms 1996-09-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 26, 1996, p. 27 Immunization, Skokie Health Department (formerly Skokie Public Health Department), Schools, Children
Free, reduced meals policy announced 1996-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 1996, p. 27 Schools, Food and nutrition, National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program
Pupil fees a requisite for school 1996-09-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 12, 1996, p. 21 Schools, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Fees, Public School District 202 - Fees
Taxes up for some despite lower rates 1996-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1996, p. 3 Taxation - Property tax, Libraries, Government, Schools, Parks
Time to tackle school funding 1996-04-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 11, 1996, p. 14 Government - Illinois, Schools, Taxation, Editorial
Trade schools get nod for industry zones 1996-03-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 21, 1996, p. 15 Zoning, Skokie Plan Commission, Schools, First American Management, Inc.
On schools and 'gay awareness 1996-01-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 25, 1996, p. 15 Homosexuality, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Schools, Student Team Opposing Prejudice (STOP), Niles North High School, Editorial
Skokie becomes a retail hot spot : In all, 1995 was a very busy year 1995-12-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 28, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Housing - Senior housing, nursing homes, and assisted living, Business - Retail, Area codes, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Schools, Construction, Vogue Tyre and Rubber Co., Marriott Senior Living Services Inc., Balcor Building, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
New school funding needed 1995-11-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 30, 1995, p. 18 Government - Illinois, Illinois General Assembly, Schools, Taxation, Editorial
Schools preparing students for math, science emphasis 1995-11-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 30, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 6 Science, Schools, Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), First in the World Consortium
Booster clubs raise dollars, spirits 1995-11-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 16, 1995, p. 25 Viking Volunteers, Niles North Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), Evanston Township High School, Schools, Niles North High School, Evanston Township High School Boosters Club, Kahn, Alan, Futransky, David, Klenetsky, Fran, Niles West ARTS, Niles West High School
School send out warning 1995-10-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 19, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 5 Crime and criminals, Schools, Students
School service : Board member job is easier than you think 1995-08-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 24, 1995, p. 17 Elections, Schools, Editorial
Schools feeling the tax cap touch 1995-08-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 3, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Taxation
Tooth Lady' keeps 'em smiling 1995-04-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 6, 1995, p. 27 Health care workers, Schools, Logsdon, Kathy
Read 'em and sleep 1995-04-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 6, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Libraries, Schools, Reading, National Library Week
Schools race into computer age 1995-03-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 16, 1995, p. 23 Beckley, William, Gnagni, Frank, Rieman, Phyllis, Maier, Allan, Schools, Computers, Internet, Hefter, Patricia
Drop the slip, 'honey 1995-02-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 23, 1995, p. 15 New Trier High School, Evanston Township High School, Schools, University of Illinois at Champaign, Photography
What to name our schools 1995-01-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 26, 1995, p. 15 Schools, Editorial
What's ahead in '95? Past successes to serve as foundation 1995-01-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 5, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Markavitch, Vickie, Hartman, Steve, Skokie - City planning, Business, Parks, Rigoni, Al, Thompson, Tom, Berkwits, Jeff, Anthony, Carolyn, Molumby, Robert, Skokie Public Library, Schools
Educators predict tax caps will adversely impact budgets 1994-11-17 The implementation of tax caps could adversely affect schools. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 17, 1994, p. 22 Schools, Taxation
Good Friday ruling impact here unlikely 1994-06-09 The Illinois court decision regarding the Good Friday holiday should not affect local schools. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 9, 1994, p. 5 Schools, Holidays and celebrations - Good Friday
Institute days help teachers keep up 1993-12-09 Illinois schools are required to have at least four institute days per year. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 9, 1993, p. 29 Schools,
Schools face December dilemma 1993-12-09 Schools must respond to all students when planning their holiday programs. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 9, 1993, p. 10 Holidays and celebrations, Separation of church and state, Schools
Dist. 219 wants help on 'illegal' students 1993-11-18 The village will help schools enforce residency and truancy rules for students. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 18, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Laws and regulations
Students confront sexuality 1993-08-26 Students comment on sex education in schools. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 26, 1993, p. 8 Sex education, Schools, Students
School coalition wants state to reject any new tax limits 1993-01-21 The Niles Township Legislative Coalition is urging legislators to block attempts to limit tax use by schools. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 21, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Taxation, Laws and regulations, Niles Township Legislative Coalition
Protests fail to stop tax district proposal 1990-04-19 Despite objections from parents and local school officials, Skokie trustees will proceed with plans to create a tax increment financing district to revitalize the downtown area. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 19, 1990, p. 3 Schools, TIF (tax increment financing)
Schools' costly problem 1990-04-12 Debate is increasing on whether or not asbestos abatement is necessary in schools. Meanwhile, taxpayers keep paying to remove the asbestos. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 12, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Asbestos
No Title 1989-01-14 Federal and state government requirements are forcing local school districts to spend large sums of money to handle asbestos in their buildings. Some officials question whether all of the required asbestos work is necessary. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, January 14, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Asbestos
She lets kids know police are human 1988-09-08 Skokie police officer Jan Gillano was recently named the department's new School Safety Officer and is trying to reverse negative preconceptions young people have about police officers. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 8, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Gillano, Jan, Schools, Skokie Police Department
Are schools satisfying expectations? 1981-09-10 The Life newspapers are conducting a survey asking the parents of school age children to rate the schools that their children attend. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 10, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Surveys and studies
Schools inspected but no 'structural' control here 1981-05-14 Lt. Roger Miller, a member of the Skokie Fire Department's Fire Prevention Bureau, is pleased with the fire safety conditions in local schools but admits they could be improved. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 14, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Safety devices and measures, Miller, Roger, Schools, Skokie Fire Department
Public schools threatened? Officials shudder at prospects for tax credits for private schooling 1981-05-07 North suburban schools will be affected if parents are given tax credits to send their children to private schools. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 7, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools, Taxation - Income tax
Public vs. private: Why parents make the educational choices they do 1981-04-30 Some families choose to send their children to public schools, while others send their children to private or parochial schools. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 30, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Parents and parenting, Schools
State reps meet with educators 1981-01-15 The Niles Township Legislative Coalition, a newly formed group consisting of parents, teachers and administrators from Niles Township's 10 school districts, met with state legislators on Jan. 10. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 2 Government - Illinois, Schools, Niles Township, Niles Township Legislative Coalition
One final glance back at the seventies 1979-12-27 Review of events in area schools during the last ten years. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 27, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Schools,
School is going to be real cool this winter 1979-11-15 Article on how area schools will cope with federal regulations on temperatures in public schools. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 15, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Energy conservation, Schools
School chiefs' salaries surveyed 1979-06-14 Salaries for three Niles Township school superintendents exceeded the average for north suburban school districts in 1978-79. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 14, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 3 Schools, Salaries
Japanese influence at Kenton School 1978-08-24 A Japanese school will open in September, it will be located in the Kenton School building at 4600 Main Street. The News, Thursday, August 24, 1978, p. 7 Schools,
School Boards coping with unions 1978-05-11 Second part of a two-part series on teachers' unions. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 11, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 4 Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Schools, Unions
Teachers' union: how powerful? 1978-05-04 First of a two-part series on teachers' unions. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 4, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 4 Niles Township Federation of Teachers, Schools, Unions
School election results 1977-04-14 Results of all elementary school district elections. The News, Thursday, April 14, 1977, p. 3 Elections, Schools
The challenge in our schools: No set solutions; only questions 1976-09-09 Article on the problems local schools face and possible solutions. The News, Thursday, September 9, 1976, p. 4 Schools,
10 school boards try to close ranks 1975-03-13 School boards to form committee to solve common problems. The News, Thursday, March 13, 1975, p. 5 Schools, Niles Township Council of School Boards
Dist. 68 studies alternatives 1974-11-07 All school districts in Niles Township are during demographic studies. The News, Thursday, November 7, 1974, p. 3 Schools, Surveys and studies
Nilehi - heads or tails? 1971-03-11 Morris Wolin heads Niles Township Association of Parents, Students, Teachers, and Taxpayers. The News, Thursday, March 11, 1971, p. 21 Schools, Niles Township Association of Parents, Students, Teachers, and Taxpayers, Wolin, Morris
Give surplus to schools: voters 1960-06-23 Voters recommend surplus funds in Township treasury be given to school districts. The News, Thursday, June 23, 1960, p. 1 Elections, Schools