Two cases of theft of school funds this year lead us to examine the elements of theft, as found in research: a motivated perpetrator, the presence of the target, and favorable conditions at the location of the crime.
Articles by Paul Katula
The most recent Chicago-area teachers’ strike, in Carpentersville District 300, lasted one day, as students returned to class Wednesday.
The White House’s college “scorecard” was examined by a few college-bound teenagers, and it confused them. The government needs to redesign the thing so it will actually help the kids it’s trying to help.
The number of students, including minority students, taking Advanced Placement tests and passing them with high enough scores to be potentially eligible for college credit is increasing.
Editorial judgement in our ongoing report of a poll about the possibility of an Illinois state championship series in marching band developed by the IHSA requires us to look at a case appealed last year to the Seventh Circuit.
Our 5th chapter in the report about the possibility of an IHSA-sponsored state championship series in marching band takes a look at some of the responses we received from people who didn’t identify themselves as directors.
Scientists who study glaciers have come to a consensus about just how fast the great ice sheets are melting, ending years of debate about the exact number.
Parents of a deceased bullying victim are suing the school, claiming school officials did too little to stop the bullying. The school argues that they’re not liable based on a Supreme Court case from 1999.
A 3-judge panel on the Seventh Circuit found that a city could demote a commissioner based on his political affiliation. Doing so does not violate the commissioner’s 1st-Amendment rights.
A state judge in Louisiana ruled that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s trademark school reform legislation, a voucher program that sends public tax dollars to private and parochial schools, is unconstitutional in the way it diverts funds away from the state funding formula.