The US Education Department announced the winners of the National Blue Ribbon Friday. In Maryland, 10 schools made the list. Here they are!
Articles by Paul Katula
The US Education Department announced the winners of the National Blue Ribbon Friday. In Illinois, 21 schools made the list, including two high schools, both public high schools in Chicago, and eight private schools. Here’s the list.
The 34th annual Lake Park Lancer Joust is a marching band competition, completed earlier today in northwest-suburban Roselle, Ill.
The Chicago Public Schools have released a contingency plan to make sure students are accommodated in the event of a teachers strike on Monday. The plan includes 144 “host schools” or “contingency centers” as well as several faith-based organizations, mostly churches.
Alyssa Ludovice, a high school junior, member of Elgin High School’s color guard and, from what we hear, an excellent singer and writer, died Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 5, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident Tuesday in Lakewood. She was 16.
Chicago Public Schools teachers may be on strike by Monday, leaving many students, student-athletes, and school officials wondering what they’ll do to keep up with the demands of school life, which don’t wait for a teachers strike to end.
Since 1924, it has been called the “biggest game of the season” for Geneva and Batavia. This Friday marks the 100th year of the rivalry in Illinois high school football.
A new study says there IS a way to make merit pay for teachers work, producing higher test scores by students if their teachers receive bonuses. But there are conditions on how they should receive those bonuses—and a few problems with the study itself.
It’s a revolving door at the superintendent’s office for North Chicago Unit School District 187, now in takeover by the Illinois State Board of Education. The latest leader, the 15th since 1991, is Ben Martindale.
Anecdotal evidence to support integration of arts and other motivating interests kids have into their school day continues to mount—here from an elementary school in Carroll County, Md.