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Chicago, 6 Other U.S. School Districts To Teach Computer ScienceThe 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.
Doctors Urge CPS To Help Students Adopt Better Sleep HabitsPediatricians 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.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect 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.
Emanuel Drops Plans For A High School Named After ObamaThere 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.
Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A DifferenceWith their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Back To School Study Tips For TeensHelp your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.
Plano Mom Talks About Son's Alleged Sex Assault By ClassmatesA 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.
New High School Is First Dedicated Solely To Students With Learning DisabilitiesUntil 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.
Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High SchoolA 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.
Bryd-Bennett Unveils Five-Year Plan For Improving SchoolsWith 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.
CPS: High School Graduation Rate Rises AgainThe head of the Chicago Public School system will be doing a little chest-thumping today about the high school graduation rate.
House Backs Driver's Education Requirement For More Young DriversThe 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.
Baffoe: Let’s Mock People Defending The Steubenville RapistsI 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.