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Addressing the Other Side of Teacher Evaluation

Harriet Sanford | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education
Harriet Sanford

Instead of just setting a bar for teachers to reach, Peer Assistance and Review programs create teacher-led coaching and support systems to ensure that educators can meet expectations and continue to grow throughout their careers.

Lucia Graves

1,600 Copies Of 'The Cornbread Mafia' Stolen From A Truck Lot In Illinois

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

A semi-trailer containing the entire second printing of James Higdon's "The Cornbread Mafia" was stolen from a truck lot in Elgin, Ill., roughly 40 mi...

THAT CAN'T BE GOOD...

AP | BEN McCONVILLE | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Environmental groups warned Thursday they fear an oil spill could be triggered at a North Sea offshore platform that has ...

Man Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Chicago Suburb

AP | Posted 01.20.2012 | Chicago

ELGIN, Ill. — Authorities are investigating a small plane crash in suburban Chicago that left the pilot dead. Kane County sheriff's spokesman P...

Man Charged In The Murder Of 5-Year-Old Elgin Boy

Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

An Elgin man police say is a known gang member has been charged and ordered held without bail in the shooting death of 5-year-old Eric Galarza Jr. ...

State Gaming Regulator Calls Casino Expansion Bill 'Garbage'

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

While Illinois Governor Pat Quinn continues to remain quiet about whether he will sign or veto the massive gaming expansion bill narrowly approved by ...

Man Busted For Smoking Pot In Drive-Thru, With Cop Behind Him

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

An Elgin man was arrested early Monday for possession of marijuana after he allegedly lit up while waiting, just in front of a police car, in the driv...

Family Dispute Leads To Sword Attack In The Suburbs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A television became the victim of a sword attack following a domestic dispute in suburban Elgin Tuesday, according to police. CBS Chicago reports ...

Top Ten Haunted Houses, Just In Time For A Good Scare

The Huffington Post | Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Boo! Ok, so maybe that didn't scare you, but there are quite a few places that pop up this time of year that might do the trick. While most require a ...

Carolyn Gilbert, Who Returned To Teaching After Student Stabbed Her, Now Getting Fired

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Carolyn Gilbert teaches a fashion class at Elgin High School in January of this year. Gilbert survived a knife attack by a student two years ago. Gi...

Future Uncertain For Sixteen Pit Bulls Seized In Drug Raid

Courier News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sixteen dogs seized in a weekend drug raid remained at a Schaumburg animal hospital Monday waiting to be evaluated, their fate still to be determined,...

Andrew Hedrich, Elgin 8-year-old, Sets Bench Press World Record (VIDEO)

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Andrew Hedrich is not like other 8-year-olds. "I lift a lot more than they do." Hedrich said. "All the girls go, ooooh, ahhh, when they see my muscles...

Elgin House Explodes, Injures Five

Chicago Breaking News | January 13, 2010 9:05 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Five people were taken to hospitals Tuesday night after an explosion at a house in Elgin, police said. The odor of gas was detected before the blast, ...

Elgin Ranked Fattest City In Illinois

CBS 2 | Derrick Blakley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In Elgin, civic leaders face a weighty problem: a survey that calls their town the fattest in Illinois....