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  • Not another test! Yes, but a valuable one

    Not another test! Yes, but a valuable one
    Chicago Public Schools officials and a high-powered group of suburban educators are pleading with state officials to put the brakes on a tough new standardized test that Illinois students are scheduled to take this spring. Some schools say they don't have the technical wherewithal to administer the test online. They also argue that the test, known as PARCC, will cause "a veritable season of test taking at the expense of instruction."
  • Barton, Milagro students drum to a different beat

    Shacola Wright never played drums before, but there she stood, focusing intently on keeping up with the rhythm. The Boca Raton eighth-grader was among 14 middle and high school students standing in front of new Pearl drums in the Wayne Barton Study...

    Student debt advice for college graduates and parents

    Some college students call home when they need extra cash. The same might happen after graduation, when student loans start coming due. Graduates — many of whom start repayment this time of year, following a six-month grace period after spring...

    Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million

    Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million
    Orange County-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. said Thursday that it has agreed to sell off 56 campuses for $24 million to a nonprofit entity that collects student loan debt on behalf of the federal government. The deal between Corinthian and...

    Avon School Board Honors Students, Parents For Volunteer Work

    Avon School Board Honors Students, Parents For Volunteer Work
    AVON — The board of education has recognized 10 students and six parents for their volunteer work in the town schools. Those students and parents received Avon Achiever awards when the board met on Nov. 18. That award is given monthly to people...