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  • Make college free-market, not 'free'

    The biggest problem with President Barack Obama's proposal to make two-year community college "as free as high school," which he has dubbed America's College Promise, is that the new "free" associate degrees will become as costly and meaningless as many...
  • Track and field: 2015 season preview

    Track and field: 2015 season preview
    The St. Thomas Aquinas boys and girls track teams are the Class 4A defending state champions. And deservingly so are the favorites to successfully win it again. Both sides are rich in talent at nearly every speed, distance and field events. The boys...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Thursday, Feb. 19

    THURSDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS 4A REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS LINCOLN-WAY EAST Homewood-Flossmoor 76, Lincoln-Way East 25 MARIAN CATHOLIC Marian Catholic 62, Crete-Monee 31 MARIST Sandburg 61, Marist 57 CLASS 3A REGIONAL...
  • In Seattle, a high school drops gender markers for graduation day

    For as long as anyone at Seattle's Franklin High School can remember, young men and women have marched in pairs into the school's graduation ceremony. The band struck the first note of a processional song. Then came the students, two by two girls draped...
  • District 113 probes ways to encourage bus ridership

    District 113 probes ways to encourage bus ridership
    A survey of students at Highland Park High School has provided some hope that District 113 can increase bus ridership and reduce the number of motorists driving to and from school. The most often-cited reason for not riding the bus more frequently was...
  • Wrestling: Previewing Four Class Championship Meets

    Wrestling: Previewing Four Class Championship Meets
    The wrestling state tournaments officially get underway Friday highlighted by Xavier's bid for a state title. The Falcons are the top-rated team in the state and are eying their first Class LL title since 2012. Windham is seeking its third straight...
  • New Trier shuttles kids from train to class during cold snap

    It was business as usual at New Trier High School on Thursday, where classes were in session, buildings were warm and mini-buses were dispatched to shuttle students and staff from the local train depot to the Winnetka campus due to subzero temperatures....
  • Glenbrook high schools get new principals

     Glenbrook high schools get new principals
    In what could be a first for Glenbrook High School District 225, both high schools will kick off the next school year with newly-hired principals. Glenbrook High School District 225 board members on Wednesday unanimously approved the appointments of...
  • Students win education grant

    Students win education grant
    McArthur High School in Hollywood will soon have a new versatile outdoor learning area thanks to a group of students in William Wilson's LEEO tech class. LEEO, which stands for Linking Education and Employment Outcomes, creates a connection between...
  • Officials: Wrestling coach put child porn online at school

    A high school wrestling coach and middle school gym teacher uploaded child pornography to the Internet while at a school facility and was later busted with a 40-plant marijuana growing operation, authorities alleged Thursday. Justin Bozinta, 37, of...
  • Chicago-area school fires substitute accused of taunting

    A Chicago-area school district has fired a substitute teacher accused of taunting a high school freshman in a whiteboard drawing. The Daily Herald (http://bit.ly/1MBvF2V ) reports Elgin Area School District U-46 had previously suspended the teacher....