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  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • Gary teen overcomes deafness to take flight as award-winning scientist

    Gary teen overcomes deafness to take flight as award-winning scientist
    Kashka Johnson bolted from his classroom chair to show me his labor of love — an award-winning science fair project. The 16-year-old high school junior at West Side Leadership Academy in Gary has been working on "Helicopter Blades Design" since...
  • FHSAA honors five student athletes

    Five high school student athletes from Broward and Palm Beach counties were recognized by the Florida High School Athletic Association this week for their accomplishments on the field and hard work in the classroom. Daniela Garolera of Taravella,...
  • Zion, Palatine students win new cars in Operation Click contest

    Zion, Palatine students win new cars in Operation Click contest
    Palatine High School senior Nancy Cabrera didn't initially notice the lights flashing on top of the white, 2014 Chevy Spark when she turned on the ignition. It wasn't until she heard people cheering that she realized she won a new car. "I feel like I'...
  • Bowie High School culinary students rake in scholarship dough

    Since the school year began, students in Charla Gillespie's advanced culinary class at Bowie High School have been chopping lettuce, folding crepes and rolling omelets. Lately, however, they've just been raking in the dough. Gillespie's students...
  • IHSA: Concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football, should be dismissed

    IHSA: Concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football, should be dismissed
    The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit has asked an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, arguing that if it prevails, it could kill football programs statewide. In its 16-page motion filed in Cook...
  • Nearly 15 percent of New Jersey 11th graders skip new test

    Preliminary results show nearly 15 percent of New Jersey high school juniors and less than 5 percent of grades three through eight refused to take a new standardized test being given for the first time this year in all districts, state education officials...
  • School Board approves plan for new high school in west Orange County

    School Board approves plan for new high school in west Orange County
    A compromise plan for a new high school in west Orange County won approval from the Orange County School Board on Tuesday. The school district's push to build the new west Orange school led to nearly two years of legal wrangling with Orange County...
  • District 308 plans to add junior high, high school teachers

    District 308 plans to add junior high, high school teachers
    Community Unit School District 308 is planning to boost its staffing for the coming school year to accommodate expected high school enrollment growth and changing demand for courses. Superintendent Matthew Wendt told the School Board Monday that the...
  • Bernie Dolan named West Virginia SSAC executive director

    Whether it's joining the social media movement or advancing the latest techniques in athletes' health, new Secondary School Activities Commission executive director Bernie Dolan wants the governing body for interscholastic sports in West Virginia to...
  • BizEd expo showcases entrepreneurial spirit of Barrington youngsters

    BizEd expo showcases entrepreneurial spirit of Barrington youngsters
    It's one thing to have a good idea for a business or product — it's another to know how to capitalize on it. "Knowing how to execute and develop a business from an idea is really where the skill is," said Christy Scott, director of Barrington High...