In Atlanta, 35 educators, including the city’s former schools chief, were indicted Friday in connection with a test-cheating scandal.
The Illinois state House sponsor of a proposed “parent trigger” bill says she will not call the bill in the current legislative session.
The Chicago school closing saga continues, as the Chicago Teachers Union led a rally downtown to protest all the closings.
A short but powerful bill to prevent cyberbullying passed the Maryland House of Delegates in a unanimous vote Saturday.
Some bills now in Illinois’s General Assembly would lower the age at which students are required to be in school on school days from 7, where it is now, to 6 or possibly 5.
Some teens were arrested at an underage drinking party Saturday night in Maryland. We take a closer look at teen drinking and college plans high school seniors have.
An editorial series in the Tribune based on a survey of Chicagoans supports the corporate reform agenda, including parent-trigger laws. We shine a new light of democracy on the survey.
If the 54 schools on the final list of proposed closures in the Chicago Public Schools system are actually shut down, it will be the largest one-time, one-district mass closure in recent history.
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education is wondering why schools of education are granting more degrees to white and male teachers than they are to men or minority teachers.
Several major Illinois school districts heard a proposal for an online charter school Monday night, and most people who spoke at the meetings were not in favor of the charter’s existence.