Education

  • Economic disparities increasing among youngest workers

    The youngest workers graduating from college may be starting jobs with burdensome debt, but they are surpassing their less-educated peers with higher ...
    March 24, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Millions of kids to test new education assessments

    WASHINGTON – What’s on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue.
    March 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake school districts trim workforce

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Crystal Lake school districts have made staffing changes, with District 155 honorably dismissing eight first-year teachers and Dis ...
    March 22, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Black students more likely to face suspension

    WASHINGTON – Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools — even as tiny preschoolers.
    March 21, 2014 - 9:03 am
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