School Board Member Apologizes For Uproar After Comparing Flag To Toilet PaperElgin U-46 board member Traci O'Neal Ellis stood by her comments, but apologized for the firestorm of criticism they created.
Elgin Planetarium Helps U-46 Teachers Prepare For Solar EclipseTeachers in U-46 were schooled on everything from safety precautions to making homemade eclipse viewing devices.
U-46: Elgin Schools Could Run Out Of Money Without State BudgetWithout a state budget for next year, Elgin School District U-46 could be out of money by winter, according to COO Jeff King.
Schools Stand By Transgender Policies After Trump Reverses Obama RulePresident Donald Trump has lifted the Obama administration’s policies requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity, but the decision likely means little for existing policies in Illinois.
More Than 1,400 Schools Making Sure 'No One Eats Alone'Students in 62 schools in Illinois will be taking part in a national one-day event at lunch on Friday; making sure that no one eats alone.
100 Teachers, Staff To Retire From Elgin School DistrictWednesday is the last day of work for more than 100 teachers, bus drivers, administrators, and others who are retiring from Illinois’ second largest school district, U-46 in Elgin.
Chicago Art Teacher Offers A Nurturing Environment To StudentsStacey Foss, elementary art teacher in Elgin School District U-46, shares her experiences in the classroom.
Chicago Elementary Principal Offers Students A Welcoming SmileAndrea Erickson encourages aspiring education leaders to "be a learner first then a teacher. The role of principal is lead learner and teacher. "
Chicago PE Teacher Enjoys Every Level Of The School SystemMelissa Pekar, Physical Education Teacher at Elgin School District, shares insight into her school day and the joy she has working with students everyday.
Chicago Music Teacher Is Passionate About Teaching Music To ChildrenJonathan Bast would advise future music teachers to choose a college that has a great Music Education department. Then, participate in as many musical experiences as they can.
Three Elgin Schools Closed Over Legionella BacteriaThree schools in Elgin and the District U-46 central offices have been evacuated, after air quality tests found higher than normal levels of Legionella bacteria in their cooling towers.
Chicago Science Coordinator Passionate About Working With KidsMarc Hans, K through 12 science coordinator for Elgin School District U-46, shares his passion, knowledge and insight of working in a large unified school district in Illinois.
Chicago Principal's Greatest Joy Is Spending Time With StudentsThere is nothing better than seeing them grow and reach the goals they set for themselves. Whether it be an academic or social goal each student is unique and has such wonderful gifts to share.
Chicago School Social Worker Believes In Following The HeartSchool social workers have demanding jobs, but finding support in the workplace and never stopping to learn is a large component to being successful in this career.
Chicago Director Helps Make Technology Accessible To StudentsDirector of Information Services, Craig Williams uses his educational background and skills to solve issues in multiple career fields.