Illinois Commission Offers Free College Readiness HelpThe Illinois Student Assistance Commission will host workshops for students and their families to provide assistance in filling out college applications and financial aid eligibility paperwork.
AP: As Homework Moves Online, Millions Lack Home InternetThe consequences can be dire for children in these situations, because students with home internet consistently score higher in reading, math and science. And the homework gap in many ways mirrors broader educational barriers for poor and minority students.
2 Bullets Strike Suburban Bus After Students Taken To Chicago MuseumPolice say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
Michelle Obama Surprises Detroit Students At Motown MuseumObama listened as the students spoke about their experiences in life and school and encouraged them to practice "discomfort" and not be afraid to try new things.
Free Rides On The CTA For The First Day Of SchoolFor the rest of the school year, elementary and high school students can ride for 75 cents.
Overcoming Barriers By Disabilities Through The Nora ProjectNora's Project connects the children. The children do the rest. Focusing on their similarities, not their differences.
Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Report: CPS Failed To Protect Students From Sexual AbuseChicago Public Schools is taking action after a scathing report which said the school district failed to protect students from sexual abuse.
Valedictorian Claims High School Censored Graduation SpeechAn Illinois high school valedictorian has hired a lawyer after claiming school officials demanded he remove all religious references from his graduation speech.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
A Strategy For SuccessChicago Police officers and Chicago Public School students waged battle against each other. They clashed alongside kings and queens using counterattacks, blitzes and stalemates. This is all taking place in the game of chess.
Attorney General Sues Bus Company For Discrimination
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
Pencils For Puerto RicoSome students in Puerto Rico lost everything, including school supplies. Local students knew exactly what to send them.
Bus Driver Turns Into Hairdresser For Girl Who Lost Her MotherA Utah school bus driver has taken on a second job of sorts after one student who lost her mother asked the driver for help.