The Illinois State Board of Education announced the nine finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year Monday. Here they are!
The Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Teachers Union failed to reach an agreement Sunday, hours before a strike deadline of midnight. Chicago Public Schools will therefore be closed tomorrow, except for contingency centers, where students can report.
The US Education Department announced the winners of the National Blue Ribbon Friday. In Maryland, 10 schools made the list. Here they are!
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 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.
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.
The Perry Hall (Md.) community will move on, for better or worse, in the wake of a school shooting tragedy at Baltimore’s County largest high school.
It’s the biggest change to school meal guidelines in 15 years, and US schools are finding some creative ways to market healthy food choices to kids.
As more children are going online, encouraged by parents, teachers, and so on, the topic of cyberbullying is in the news more and more. And a new curriculum from a California nonprofit can help navigate the online world of 8-year-olds.
A 2nd-grade teacher in Virginia found that starting a video club with colleagues, allowing each to share video lessons and give feedback to others, provided an excellent source for professional development.