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Police investigating ‘Pets on Parade’ vandalism in Homewood

Students in Homewood District 153 schools  generally are meeting or exceeding expectations, according to an analysis of testing data. Midwest Analytics and Education LLC presented a report to the District 153 school board in October. In its summary, the company reported:

  • Students typically score at or above national averages
  • Grade level averages increase each year, with generally higher growth in lower grade levels
  • Students need very high growth, generally speaking, to meet or exceed on PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)
  • Overall growth for the 2016 . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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