Two slightly different plans for how to deal with student loan rates are up for consideration in Washington: the rate is likely to be tied to market factors rather than being set directly by Congress.
Articles by Paul Katula
By spelling “tokonoma” and “knaidel,” Arvind Mahankali won this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee. At his fourth appearance in the finals, he conquered “the German curse.”
We continue our Vox ætatis series with an interview of a member of the vocal music programs at Naperville’s prestigious Neuqua Valley High School.
A new report card format, which reports student progress not against a percent-correct scale of A-E but against the performance standards in the new Common Core, has confused parents.
We know about one film that won an award on May 17 at the Chicagoland High School Film Festival: Ruin, by three students at Hersey High School in Arlington Heights.
If team teaching is used to reduce the student:teacher ratio to a very low number, say 6:1, one nonprofit startup has a promising approach, as President Obama observed earlier this month.
The hearings that preceded the vote by the Chicago Board of Education to close 49 school programs were an opportunity for people to speak up, but nobody was listening, it seems.
On this national holiday, we take you back to a story from last year, that of a National Guard soldier who died while saving the life of an Afghan boy.
Reporters and the general public, including entrepreneurs, will soon have quicker access to the vast amount of data stored at the National Center for Education Statistics.
A US appellate court has probably established a precedent in favor of large urban districts that decide to close schools that are under-enrolled.