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Harper College seminar to provide economic outlook
Submitted by Harper College
Feb 20, 2019 4:47 PM
John Chapman, CEO of Clearwater Capital Partners, will provide insight into this year's economic and markets outlook at a Harper College seminar, "Outlook 2019."
Is automatic withdrawal the way to curb student loan defaults?
Feb 17, 2019 6:17 AM
What if student loan payments were treated like Social Security taxes -- automatically withheld from a person's paycheck? Fewer people would fall behind and risk having their wages garnished or credit score plummet. But some may struggle to cover living expenses.
MCC offers courses on how to start your own business
Submitted by McHenry County College
Feb 14, 2019 11:58 AM
Aspiring entrepreneurs can get tips on how to start a new business or create a new business plan at two popular seminars offered by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at McHenry County College.
Oakton author series Feb. 28 to focus on winning the web
Daily Herald report
Feb 12, 2019 4:17 PM
Author Andy Crestodina will show how to create a website that draws visitors and converts leads, during free public Oakton Community College Business Book Author Series event, "Content Marketing Chemistry: How to Win on the Web."
CLC's new science building earns LEED Platinum ranking
By Doug T. Graham
Feb 11, 2019 7:04 PM
The College of Lake County's Science Building was given the highest possible rating by the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certification system.
TEACH grant converted to a loan? You may be eligible for a reversal.
Feb 10, 2019 6:00 AM
Educators have complained of having their grants converted as a result of paperwork snags, missed certification deadlines or receiving incorrect information from the company that oversees the program for the government.
Suburban districts boosting pay, incentives to fill school bus driver jobs
By Bob Susnjara
Feb 10, 2019 7:27 AM
Scott Cochran is eager to get behind the wheel of his school bus every day at Palatine Township Elementary District 15. Cochran says there is plenty to like about the gig in his 10th year at Illinois' second-largest elementary district. But not everyone sees the upside of driving kids to school. School districts in Illinois and across the country are struggling to attract drivers.
Code Ninjas aims to spark kids' interest in STEM
By Amy Williams
Feb 4, 2019 10:59 AM
A new business where kids can learn to code while also having fun developing video games now is open along the Randall Road corridor.
What industry has seen pay fall below average in the most states? Public schools.
Andrew Van Dam
Feb 3, 2019 6:09 AM
In the early 1990s, when today's veteran educators were starting out, public-school teachers and support staff pulled in above-average paychecks in 26 of the 42 states for which the Labor Department had comparable data. By 2017, their earnings topped the average in just one state, Rhode Island.
Suburban students to compete in regional virtual business conference
By Madhu Krishnamurthy
Jan 31, 2019 10:12 AM
Dozens of suburban high school students will showcase their virtual businesses and vie for awards during Virtual Enterprises' Great Lakes Regional Conference and Exhibition Friday in Rosemont.
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