7 Chicago Schools to Get 100K in Technology

Technological contrivances these days have become more of a necessity than a simple desired luxury. With that in mind, seven Chicago schools are to be awarded with $100,000 each for the purpose of expanding technological resources mainly in the forms of iPhone, iPads, laptops and similar learning tools. These will be utilized by the faculty […]

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Teen Receives College Degree Before High School Diploma

At this time of the year, students across the US are celebrating their high school as well as college graduations. A sixteen year old Florida whiz kid, however, received her college degree from Florida Atlantic University before graduating high school. Grace Bush who lives in Hollywood, FL achieved this weird feat as she graduated from […]

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Are High School Students Prepared For The Real World?

Nation’s High School Report Card The 2013 mathematics section of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), American high school seniors performed terribly, with only about 25 percent performing well. As a result, the nation’s high school seniors appear to be entering the workplace in large numbers ill prepared for university studies or advanced demands […]

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State gets permission from the feds to ditch No Child Left Behind rules

Under a dramatic new approach to rating public schools, Illinois students of different backgrounds no longer will be held to the same standards — with Latinos and blacks, low-income children and other groups having lower targets than whites for passing state exams, the Tribune has found.

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Mayor Emanuel Expands Math Tutoring

Math Tutoring on Steroids Chicago is home to many different groups of people of varying race, social status, education level, and other factors that make this population so diverse. Recently, the city has taken a special interest in working to improve the local schools, creating better opportunities for troubled teens, and offering the guidance necessary […]

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Launches B.A. Completion Program

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is one of the most advanced and competitive nonprofit national graduate schools—there are many different programs and in an effort to continue providing great opportunities for adults across the nation, they have released a new online “Bachelor of Arts Completion Program of Psychology”. […]

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Higher Ed Officials Resist New Law on Basic Skills Test

Students who attend college to become a teacher have to undergo many programs and tests that will ensure they are prepared to teach America’s youth. One of the most important tests is the basic skills test all potential teachers must pass before they are permitted to enter the teacher preparation programs that are crucial. Lately, […]

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College Athletes To Unionize

College Athletes Initiate Unionization Northwestern University is a private college that provides many opportunities for learning, and has several different campuses. Since the year that the school was originally founded, 1851, the school has made many changes that have influenced colleges across the country. Not long ago, the school helped to address the issue of […]

Top Online Colleges in Chicago | The Chicago School Reviews

Online College #1: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology This Chicago school offers an online B.A. Psychology degree that will push students towards greater and more meaningful opportunities. The program offers them the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree at one of the nation’s most well-recognized psychology institutions. In the program, students will learn about […]

Is Teacher Tenure Hurting Student Success? | The Chicago School Reviews

In Chicago, the difference in skill level between teachers can have a huge impact on a student’s success. For example, a bad teacher may only cover half of a pre-specified curriculum during any given school year, while a great teacher may be able to cover over three times that amount. And for this reason, along […]