Outraged by the layoffs of more than 440 teachers and support staff, Chicago Teachers Union officials on Monday questioned why the city was cutting jobs in underserved communities during the pandemic, as nearly $2 billion in federal education funds were awarded to Chicago Public Schools.
Meryl Streep's last experience of method acting - on 2006 movie 'The Devil Wears Prada' - left her "so depressed" because the cast were always having fun without her.
In addition to the awards ceremony with the Rotary Club, the students also were recognized at an all-school assembly.
The steep shortage of affordable, high-quality child care for working families across the U.S. has only worsened during the past 15 months.
A proposal to require Illinois public schools to give standardized tests three times during the next academic year has been put on pause to give educators and parents more time to weigh in, officials said Thursday.
The Pantagraph for more than a year has been chronicling the experiences of six area residents as they navigate the challenges of COVD-19 and its aftermath.
Decatur Pubic Schools opened its summer session to any student who wanted to attend this year.
Taylor Swift has thanked her “teachers” for helping learn “the craft of songwriting”, as she receives the 2021 National Music Publishers’ Association’s Songwriter Icon Award.
After struggling through more than a year of remote learning, Dolton School District 149 finally received some encouraging news: An infusion of federal COVID-19 dollars would allow the district to launch a vibrant summer school program aimed at bridging a pervasive student achievement gap that was worsened by the pandemic.
Michael Kish ended up working 50 years at Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Columbia, including 46 as principal. The 72-year-old is retiring this spring, but not because he's lost his passion. He just figures it's time for a new chapter.
Derissa Davis’ energy seemed to know no bounds on May 8 as she pursued her community’s vision of turning an abandoned lot into a vegetable garden that will serve families in the surrounding food desert.
Elementary school children in all public schools in Illinois would be entitled to at least 30 minutes of unstructured playtime each day under a bill that passed the state House on Saturday.
There has been a lot of press about teachers leaving the profession, and there are many routes to take outside of the classroom. Here are some to consider.
Police arrested a Wisconsin high school teacher after learning of an alleged inappropriate relationship with a juvenile male student.
The leader of one of the state’s largest anti-abortion group told a legislative committee Tuesday that the group intend to file a legal challenge against the state’s new “culturally responsive teaching and leading standards.”
Regional Superintendent's first term has included having to adapt to changes in public education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From the Herald & Review editorial board: "With technology racing faster than our ability to grasp or harness it, we're going to need to use all of our wits, along with the wits of others, to understand truths in our world."
A Texas man accused of torturing and killing four kittens worked as a teacher at a Houston-area high school before his arrest, the school district said.
Following a February survey of school districts that illustrated a persistent teacher shortage in the state, the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools has released policy recommendations calling for better benefits and more lenient certification in an effort to reverse the trend.
Russian officials say a gunman attacked a school in the city of Kazan and seven students, a teacher and a school worker were killed and 21 oth…