The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday.
Pediatricians have recommended the Chicago Public Schools start classes for high school and middle school students later in the day, so students can get more sleep, but with Mayor Rahm Emanuel rebuffing such efforts, some doctors have offered other ideas for improving student performance.
The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
There has been grumbling among aldermen and others who balked at the idea of naming a school on the city’s near North Side after a president whose political career was launched on the South Side.
With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.
A recently filed hazing lawsuit claims a Plano High School lawsuit was held down by four other schoolmates, while a fifth student sexually assaulted him in the boy’s locker room.
Until now, students with learning disabilities who wanted to go to a college preparatory high school had no place in Chicago that was dedicated specifically to their needs.
A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.
With 49 elementary schools set to close next week, Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was outlined a five-year plan to make sure the district’s students are prepared for college or a career after finishing high school.
The head of the Chicago Public School system will be doing a little chest-thumping today about the high school graduation rate.
The Illinois House has passed a measure to require online driver’s education courses for young people who don’t take such classes in high school.
I refuse to be part of the comfortable group of ignorant. So, besides not raping people, I’d like to do my small part by making fun of some idiots that think stuff like this is okay on various levels.
A judge granted two teenagers immunity from prosecution Friday before they agreed to testify about the alleged sexual assault of a drunken 16-year-old girl after a party in eastern Ohio last summer.
A Gage Park High School student forced a learning disabled girl to perform a sex act on him in the South Side school’s band room while his classmate acted as a lookout, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.
President Barack Obama made a pitch for tighter firearms controls as well as economic measures that he says could improve young peoples’ safety in the long run.
State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) said conversations with Northbrook neurologist Dr. Larry Robbins led to her increased concern about young athletes taking repeated hits to the head.
Students at the Kenwood high school are taught traditional subjects through the lens of art. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.