Faculty for Sycamore Community School District 427′s agriculture program were thanked for elevating the district’s program to a nationally recognized level during this week’s Board of Education meeting.
While DeKalb County’s largest public school district will update its sex education curriculum in line with new state standards ahead of the upcoming academic year, Sycamore School District 427 is choosing to opt out, district officials said.
DeKalb city leaders recently agreed to allow the operation of a mobile classroom at Brooks Elementary School to shore up space inside the building for an additional intensive instructional classroom. The classroom can remain for up to three years.
Sycamore Community School District 427 school board members this week reviewed a districtwide crisis plan, meant to outline steps to take for dangerous persons, intruders, fires or other potential threats.
Nearly four years after the project was announced, designs for a $23 million sustainability center at Northern Illinois University have received the go-ahead from the state of Illinois, with a planned 2026 completion.
The leadership at DeKalb District 428 touted recent progress and laid out a vision for furthering its commitment to the district’s mission to provide education that supports the needs of the whole student during a recent State of the District address.
Findings from a recent safety audit recommended that DeKalb School District 428 update its facilities’ existing door mechanisms, mandate more vigilance for recess monitors and update cameras, school officials said this week.
The DeKalb District 428 school board plans to take a look at where the district stands with promoting the safety of students and staff. Findings from a safety audit will be presented to the board Tuesday.