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Sycamore School District 427 cuts programs to help balance the budget

By Thomas Verschelde | March 8, 2011

DeKALB | Sycamore School District 427 will cut a total of 35 staff positions and three programs, effective next school year. Two of the programs that will get cut include intramural sports and the Spartan Academy, a summer school program for kindergarten...

GPS system tracks where students get on and off school bus

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | September 12, 2010

DeKalb| In the wake of a missing Oregon boy, Kyron Horman, who never returned home on the bus after a school science fair, new tracking systems have been implemented in various school districts throughout the nation. These tracking systems are designed...

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