Top Stories of 2014 — No. 2: Five Kane School Districts Among State's Top 100

Top Stories of 2014 — No. 2: Five Kane School Districts Among State’s Top 100




  • Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series counting down the top five Kane County Connects stories of 2014.

Among the top things you like to read about is education.

And when Kane County school districts perform well, you like to know about it.

The No. 2 most-read story of the past six months was about an online information source called Niche, a research site that blends millions of community reviews and opinions with hard data.

Cracking the top 100 were:

Why do you care so much about education? There are many reasons, of course, but it’s natural to be proud of your kids and the education you’re paying for with your hard-earned tax dollars. The quality of schools is often associated with property values.

Top 10 Stories of 2014 Countdown

(10) St. Charles Township Man Charged With Massive, Indoor Cannabis-Grow Operation

(9) Data Breach at Jewel: What You Can Do

(8) Now Is Your Chance to Weigh in on SB16 School Funding

(7) Say It Ain’t So: Cubs Leaving Kane County Cougars

(6) CORRECTION: 70 MPH Speed Limit Could Affect I-88, I-90 in Kane County

(5) UPDATE: Kramer Is New Sheriff, Batavia Referendum Falls — And More Election Results for Kane County

(4) Medical Marijuana Dispensary Likely Will Be in Elgin

(3) Please Don’t Feed the Coyotes — And Other Useful Tips For Coyote Coexistence

(2) 5 Kane County School Districts Among Illinois’ Top 100

(1) Coming Monday, Jan. 5

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