| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Students and teachers at Glenbard East High School in Lombard got through high heat and humidity Monday by turning on fans and drawing the shades in some classrooms.
"It was pretty nasty. The temperature in some of the classrooms was 97 or 98 degrees,"...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:26 AM
The event is titled “Uncorked!” and it’s a reference to looking behind the scenes, getting an inside glimpse of what it’s like to be the artistic director for a major arts entity like the Orlando Ballet.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:27 PM
If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.
The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Finally, federal regulators are getting tough on for-profit colleges. The reason is simple: Taxpayers and students have gotten gouged too often, and for too long, with too little to show in return.
This month brought word that Corinthian Colleges Inc.,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Surprises greeted students this week at several area schools that each received a prestigious national award.
Students at Oak Elementary School in Hinsdale were probably wondering why Hootie the Owl, the school mascot, made an unannounced visit Tuesday....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:33 PM
HARTFORD — Addressing all the city's teachers for the first time Monday, Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez called on them to be "all-in" for students — to be advocates and mentors to Hartford children and teens — while promising to...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Growing up in College Park, Bertie Hunt can remember her favorite place to go trick or treating on Halloween night – for a while, anyway.
“We used to trick or treat around Lake Adair,” she said, adding that the beautiful luxury homes...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:08 PM
UPDATE 7/23: Report cards will be ready for pickup, beginning Thursday, except for Zenith School and Challenger Learning CEnter.
High school students and recent graduates in Osceola County are still waiting for their final spring grades, even as Back to...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Students at 27 Palm Beach County elementary schools will be spending an extra hour in school each day, whether their parents like the idea or not.
The schools — mostly in the eastern part of the county and in the Glades — are on the state'...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Many Florida students have mastered the art of answering questions on standardized exams. But can they write a lengthy research paper? Can they engage in a debate? Are they open to new perspectives and points of view?
A new series of courses offered...