Schools have long relied on one emissary to deliver paperwork into parents' hands: students' backpacks. But driven by environmental and economic concerns, many schools now are posting notices online instead, reports the Chicago Tribune. Libertyville Elementary School District 70 switched to paperless fliers when students returned to class Jan. 5, continuing an effort that began last year with the debut of electronic school newsletters. Officials of the north suburban district expect they may reach more parents of their roughly 2,650 students with the new distribution channel. "We'd look at lockers in June and find fliers from September and October. It...

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