The US Department of Education will develop a campaign to fight chronic absenteeism, and The Advertising Council gets the sole-source contract.
The executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a graduate of Illinois, has died.
The “new math” under Common Core may look a little strange. It may look like overkill. It may just look confusing. But there’s a method to the madness.
The former superintendent in the middle of the test cheating scandal in Atlanta died of breast cancer, leaving her case and legacy unresolved.
An online news outlet published a map showing how much snow it takes in each county across America to get a snow day.
In case you’re wondering about the legality of teachers’ strikes, they are legal in Illinois and 12 other states. But that’s all, primarily because most state legislatures have put education on par with police and fire protection as essential services provided by government.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is expected to say in his Christmas Day sermon that children are forced to grow up too fast.
Back-to-school spending is down between 7 and 8 percent, compared to last year: $594.24 for the average family.
The news network talks to young people from around the world, including Virginia, Atlanta, Stockholm, & Beirut.
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/pop/articles/10reed.html Reed College in Oregon, just minutes from downtown Portland, is known for its academic rigor and free-spirited student body. But financial problems caused the…