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  • Hancock High may get selective enrollment status

    A high school near Midway Airport will likely become the city's 11th selective enrollment high school next year and the first on the Southwest Side, Chicago Public Schools officials said Wednesday. Officials said the decision to transform John Hancock...
  • CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships

    CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships
    Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman....
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Colo. school not alone in 'happy history' aims

    This is a tale of two countries. The first country was built on a radical new promise of human equality and a guarantee of the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That country made it possible for even those born in the humblest and...
  • Standardized tests: Is Florida getting what we're paying for?

    Earlier this year, the state of Florida signed a contract with the American Institutes for Research for $220 million to furnish us with rigorous standardized tests for the next six years. You must be wondering how amazing this test is to cost $220...
  • Broward high school results and schedules

    Girls volleyball POMPANO BEACH D. A. MCCARTHY 25-18, 25-22, 25-16 PB (13-4): Alsten 14 blocks 12 kills; AM (7-5). COOPER CITY D. PIPER 25-12, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19 CC (10-7): C. Smitherman 10 kills, 9 assists, 4 digs, 3 blocks; P (2-11). CORAL...
  • Palm Beach high school results and schedules

    Girls volleyball ROYAL PALM BEACH D. WEST BOCA 25-11, 25-23, 19-25, 25-22 RPB (8-4): Dorish 10 kills, 15 digs, 15 points; WB (6-4): Davis 13 kills, 8 digs. BOCA RATON D. JOHN I. LEONARD 25-13, 25-21, 25-14 BR (10-4): Earnhart 11 kills; JIL (8-12):...
  • Andrew senior appreciates life more after stroke

    Andrew senior appreciates life more after stroke
    It isn't every day that a high school science class ends in hugs and inspiration. But on Friday Sept. 26, Andrew senior Rachel Castro stood before her peers in Julie Johnson's classroom and spoke about the stroke she suffered four months ago. By the...
  • Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...
  • Lesson of Jefferson High: Students need good teachers, small classes

    Lesson of Jefferson High: Students need good teachers, small classes
    To the editor: The scheduling problems at Jefferson High School require state intervention. It isn't surprising that bureaucratic decisions, inadequate funding, overcrowding, emphasis on testing over content and other factors contribute to poor school...
  • Patapsco special-ed students can't serve coffee at school, will now sell slushies

    Patapsco special-ed students can't serve coffee at school, will now sell slushies
    For Austin Bradburn, a fresh cup of coffee, brewed and delivered during the busy early-morning hallway rush, became an unlikely path into the complex social world of his high school. Bradburn and eight fellow Patapsco High School special-education...
  • Marc Parker, supporter of arts at Barrington High

     Marc Parker, supporter of arts at Barrington High
    Marc Parker sat in the audience for a performance of "Once Upon a Mattress" at Barrington High School in 2008, watching his son on the same stage and in the same play that he had performed in nearly four decades earlier, his mind and heart filling with...