A federal district court in Illinois has ruled that Rich Twp HS Dist 227 didn’t violate a guidance counselor’s free speech rights when they fired him based on a “self-help” book he wrote about relationships.
Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have provided the first step-by-step look at the biomolecular machinery of transcription initiation.
Illinois’s middle and high school students, parents, teachers, and other school officials are being asked to complete a statewide survey, “5Essentials,” that could help guide schools to better student learning.
A meteor hits Russia, injuring hundreds of people, and an asteroid comes closer to Earth than the geosynchronous orbits of most telecommunications satellites.
Dr. S. James Gates Jr., a member of the Maryland State Board of Education, will be among 12 outstanding researchers to be awarded with this year’s National Medal of Science, the White House has announced.
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.
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.
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.