We have added “History for seniors” to the season-at-a-glance table for each Illinois varsity football team, showing any games played between the teams on the current schedule since the 2009 season, when current seniors were freshmen. And, we’re adding graphics to compare stats from this year to those from last year.
Articles by Paul Katula
A new Advanced Placement course for biology, to be used on the 2012-2013 test, is being well received by science teachers.
Some of the differences between show-style bands and corps-style bands could bring both types of high school marching band to a learning experience that could open doors for all band students.
A free course on the fundamentals of heat acclimatization and the prevention of heat illness is being offered by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) through its website. The course is designed to give coaches information they need to prevent heat illness in their athletes.
The Maryland State Board of Education approved regulations that seek to reduce the amount of time students spend out of school as punishment, especially for nonviolent offenses.
The Maryland state board has adopted emergency regulations for concussions suffered by student athletes, which will be in effect for this fall’s football season while the board works out permanent regulations, as required by a law signed by Gov. O’Malley in 2011.
We reported that the IHSA will survey its member schools in November to determine if there’s enough interest to start a state championship series for marching band in Illinois. We are conducting an informal survey ourselves. Please take it.
The U.S. Supreme Court completed oral arguments March 3 in the consolidated cases of Camreta v. Greene, No. 09-1454, and Alford v. Greene, No.09-1478, CNN…
The weekend of Feb. 24-26 will see the opening of two of this year’s most popular musicals on Illinois high school stages: Beauty and the…
Five musical productions open this coming weekend at Illinois high schools, all of them in the Chicago area. On Feb. 16, Lane Technical High School…