On Wednesday, March 19, District 181 invites all community members to attend the next event in the Learning for All Family Education Series: "Common Core Science." This session will include an overview of the Next Generation Science Standards and their impact on teaching and learning in District 181. Representatives from Fermilab will present information about how inquiry-based science practices are reflected in the standards and careers of the future. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. and takes place at Elm School (15W201 60th Street, Burr Ridge).
On Tuesday, March 3, the Board of Education of Chicago Ridge School District 127 ½ approved the hiring of Dr. Kevin Russell as Superintendent, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Russell is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Learning for District 181.