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District 211 School Fees Remain Consistent for Seven Years Straight

In an effort to help families with educational costs, District 211’s Board of Education approved motions to not raise standard school fees. These fees have been consistent for the past seven years.   The six fees the Board approved at its January 17, 2013 meeting included: Transportation, Driver’s Education, Student Parking, Textbook and Instructional Supply, School Breakfast and Lunch, and Summer School. The only fee to see a slight increase since 2007-2008 is the school breakfast and lunch fee, but the cost for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program will remain the same.   “In recognition of the economic realities in our commun...

Large Summer School Program Enhances Learning Opportunities

When school is out for summer, there are many students who are focused on continuing their education, or brushing up on academic or athletic skills they might not have time for during the regular academic year. District 211’s expansive summer school program, which started June 13, is unique not only in the amount of courses offered, but also in the amount of students who take advantage of this opportunities. “There is a mindset that summer school is for students repeating a course, and although we have students who do for various reasons, most students are here to advance and accelerate their skills in what I believe is one of the ...