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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Lawmakers want "early warning system" for middle school students

    Lawmakers want "early warning system" for middle school students
    Florida should create an "early warning system" for middle schools that would identify students who are failing classes, struggling on standardized tests and missing too much school, according to an education panel of the Florida House. A proposed...
  • Antibullying talk in Crescenta Valley focuses on the positive

    An antibullying program that’s being introduced in Glendale Unified schools was in the spotlight Thursday during a discussion on the topic at Crescenta Valley High School. The event, hosted by the CV Alliance, featured Scott Anderle, Glendale...
  • Student pointed BB gun in teacher's face, principal says

    Student pointed BB gun in teacher's face, principal says
    A Bolingbrook High School freshman put a BB gun in the face of his math teacher this morning, prompting a short lockdown of the school, Principal Michael White said this afternoon. The incident happened at about 8:30 a.m. during a math class, White...
  • Proposal would let college admissions officials consider race, gender

    Proposal would let college admissions officials consider race, gender
    The state Senate on Thursday voted to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would allow all state universities to consider race and gender in deciding students to admit. SCA 5 repeals portions of Proposition 209, the 1996 ballot...
  • School districts rework calendars to make up snow days

     School districts rework calendars to make up snow days
    School districts in Hinsdale, Elmhurst, Lombard and throughout the area are coping with how to make up for school days canceled because of frigid cold, and even re-arranging such important events as graduations. Officials in Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills...
  • North Central College student directing 'Importance of Being Earnest'

    North Central College student directing 'Importance of Being Earnest'
    You could say that North Central College senior Carlee Beth Fields is wild about Wilde. She will direct Oscar Wilde's 19th century comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" this week as part of North Central's Student Director Series as well as part of...
  • Facebook page promotes campus repairs over iPads in L.A. schools

    Facebook page promotes campus repairs over iPads in L.A. schools
    Critics of a $1-billion school computer project in Los Angeles have launched an increasingly popular Facebook page asserting that the money should be spent instead on campus repairs. The page, called “Repairs Not IPads,” was started...
  • Villaraigosa endorses lawsuit to reduce teacher job protections

    Villaraigosa endorses lawsuit to reduce teacher job protections
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday formally endorsed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn job protections for California teachers that are among the most extensive in the nation.  Villaraigosa called the lawsuit “a case that...
  • Downers Grove D58 may eliminate free busing

    Downers Grove D58 may eliminate free busing
    Downers Grove's elementary school district took another step closer to implementing a fee that would eliminate free busing. Grade School District 58 administrators have proposed a $25-per-family fee for riders living at least 1.5 miles away from their...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...
  • Highland Park cheers on homegrown figure skater in Olympics

    Highland Park cheers on homegrown figure skater in Olympics
    Highland Park has a rooting interest in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the town is pulling out all the stops to rally around local hero Jason Brown, a breakout sensation before the games have even started. Brown, 19, a 2013 Highland Park High...