D211 Receives 2nd Award for Transparency

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Township High School District 211 was recognized with a "Sunny Award" from the Sunshine Review on March 8, 2012.  The award honors the most transparent government web sites in the country, and District 211 was one of 19 honorees in Illinois, which included 7 school districts.  This is the second consecutive year that District 211 has been honored with the award. “The Sunny Awards recognizes governments that are doing an exemplary job at proactively disclosing information to taxpayers,” said Michael Barnhart, president of Sunshine Review in an online posting. ...

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District 211 to Discontinue Class Rank

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At its Dec. 8, 2011 meeting, the Board of Education approved the recommendation of a District committee to discontinue the practice of ranking students based upon grade point average.  The committee's recommendation is based upon a growing national trend among high schools to eliminate this practice because few, if any, colleges or universities continue to use class rank as a determining factor in the admissions process. A two-phase process to eliminate Class Rank will be implemented, beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, class rank will be removed from report ...

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