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Illinois’ Writing Test Back, But Without Funding

After a two-year reprieve, Illinois high school juniors will be tested on their writing skills again next spring during state standardized tests.


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High School Students Robbed At Gunpoint On South Side

High school students on the South Side have been the targets of at least three armed robberies in the past week.


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Laptops For Every Student At West Suburban High School District

A west suburban school district is starting the school year Tuesday with new laptops for each high school student.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

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2 Local High School Seniors Compete In Prestigious Science Tournament

Two Chicago area high school seniors are in Washington, D.C., competing in America’s most prestigious pre-college science tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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City Colleges Expands Free College Credit Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is praising the City Colleges of Chicago for increasing the size of a program that allows high school students to earn college credit for free.


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Teens Exercise Creativity In New Digital Library Space

An experiment at the Harold Washington Library Center could change the way your neighborhood library looks in the future.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011