Tag: education

First Day of School Dates

First Day of School Dates

With the first day of school mere weeks away, the endless summer days, are in fact, coming to an end (and kids everywhere groan). Below is a list of school starting dates coming in the next few weeks. These are organized by school district. Please be sure to verify the dates and time details with […]

August 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Do Kids Have Too Much Homework?

Do Kids Have Too Much Homework?

As a parent of young, elementary-age children, I am amazed at the amount of homework my kids bring home on an almost daily-basis. It’s insane! Kids need to be kids. They need to play, have fun, stretch their imaginations, and explore. A second-grade student does not need to be spending five or more hours each week on homework assignments.

February 13, 2011 | By | Reply More
DuPage County School District Map and Information

DuPage County School District Map and Information

The map below is helpful for identifying which communities are associated to a particular school district within DuPage. Click on the map for a detailed view of the DuPage County school system and the included area school districts. A list of DuPage County school districts follows (below the map).

December 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
School Emergency Closing and Snow Day Information

School Emergency Closing and Snow Day Information

It helps to know where to find last-minute school closing information due to snow or extreme cold temperatures. Below are some key DuPage County area resources to use to find local school closings due to snow or winter storms.

December 9, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Why College of DuPage?

Why College of DuPage?

I was a student at COD sometime ago, and graduated with an Associates degree before moving on to an 4-year university to pursue my Bachelors degree. I can honestly say that the educational experience I had at the College of DuPage was excellent.

September 27, 2010 | By | Reply More