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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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  • Family of disabled student files suit against Bolingbrook HS

    Family of disabled student files suit against Bolingbrook HS
    The parents of a disabled Bolingbrook High School student filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U and three staff members last week, alleging that the staffers forced the wheelchair-using student to mop up blood in a bathroom and that one...
  • Mount Assisi Academy closing at end of school year

    Mount Assisi Academy closing at end of school year
    Mount Assisi Academy in Lemont, an all-girls high school that opened in 1951, plans to close its doors at the end of the school year because of declining enrollment and climbing costs. “The economic realities facing everyone, including the Church,...
  • Bolingbrook High students hope to cook up a winner

    Bolingbrook High students hope to cook up a winner
    Three Bolingbrook High School students will strut their culinary stuff next month in a statewide competition. Alexandria Browne, Kimberly Bell and Madeleine Morrison, who are members of the school's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America...
  • Online college classes click in Florida

    Online college classes click in Florida
    Florida's colleges are seeing a boom in students who prefer keyboards to blackboards, apps to athletics, chat rooms to dorm rooms. And the schools are scrambling to respond. Broward College and the University of Florida are rapidly expanding their...
  • Sharon L. Friedlander

    Sharon L. Friedlander
    Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 59. "Sharon...
  • State colleges more selective

    Students may find that being average is no longer good enough if they want to land a spot in a Florida university. Even schools once considered easy to get into are turning away students who would have been admitted in the past. Florida Atlantic...
  • Police: Charges filed in death of student slain on Near West Side

    Police: Charges filed in death of student slain on Near West Side
    Murder charges have been filed in the shooting death of a 17-year-old high school student whose family said he was earning money shoveling snow when he was shot to death near his home on the Near West Side, according to police. Devon McCauley, 22, of...
  • Digital classrooms [Editorial]

    Digital classrooms  [Editorial]
    Baltimore County schools are set to move ahead with a five-year, $150 million plan to put a laptop or tablet computer in the hands of every student, even though the effectiveness of such devices as learning tools is far from proven. School officials say...
  • Lincoln-Way families fight JROTC phase out

    Lincoln-Way families fight JROTC phase out
    Timothy Lutz looked forward to joining the Air Force JROTC program since he was a child watching his cousins practice drills in the backyard. "I just thought it was the coolest thing ever," Lutz recalled. Today, Lutz is a freshman at Lincoln-Way...
  • Early release drawing concern from parents over scheduling

    Early release drawing concern from parents over scheduling
    An early-release schedule started at Palatine Community Consolidated School District 15 schools went very smoothly in the first week, Superintendent Scott Thompson said. Students are starting school five minutes earlier and ending five minutes later...
  • Hinsdale D86 votes to cut 6 positions

    Hinsdale D86 votes to cut 6 positions
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is cutting six permanent substitute teacher positions, which officials says will save the district just over $200,000 a year. The board recently voted 4-3 to eliminate the positions at the end of this school...