Friday, February 1, 2013
Parents, students and teachers are being asked to take an online survey that will help highlight their particular school's strengths and weaknesses.
Parents, teachers and students are invited to take a statewide survey aimed at identifying strengths and weaknesses at local schools. The Illinois 5Essentials Survey, run by the State Board of Education (ISBE), opened Feb. 1 and can be taken online through March 31. It focuses on five essential components for school success: effective leaders, collaborative teachers, involved families, supportive environment and ambitious instruction. The survey will also be administered to students in the sixth through 12th grades. Survey results will help Illinois “lead the nation in providing a unique opportunity to deliver more comprehensive and reliable information on how to improve schools that test scores alone simply cannot capture,” according to …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Four District 95 schools were given the honor for sustaining high academic performance for three consecutive years.
Tuesday, January 29
Lake Zurich School District 95 has been given high honors by the Illinois State Board of Education this week. The district has four schools named Academic Honor Roll and given the 2012 Academic Excellence Award. Isaac Fox Elementary School , Lake Zurich Middle School South Campus, Spencer Loomis School and Seth Paine are among 454 Illinois schools receiving the award. The schools honored all sustained high academic performances over the past three years. According to the Illinois State Board of Education, schools who receive the Academic Excellence Award must have at least 90 percent of elementary and middle students meeting or exceeding state standards in reading and math for three straight years. At the high school level, at least 85 …
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Nancy Rosenfield is state approved to take over the district program.
Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95's special education program will have a strong new voice this year: Nancy Rosenfeld, assistant superintendent of student services. Rosenfield is the newly appointed state-approved director of special education for the district. Rosenfeld has been in special education administration for more than 20 years, and 12 of those have been with District 95. "I derive a great deal of satisfaction from seeing and knowing that the programs and services we provide make a positive difference in the lives of so many children and their families," she said. In 2008, Rosenfeld and her staff started working towards withdrawing from the Special Education District of Lake County, or SEDOL. "We had a small …