A class-action lawsuit claiming Chicago Public Schools discriminated against black educators when it announced layoffs in 2011 has been dismissed.
We heard from Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich for the first time Tuesday since the Archdiocese announced it would be closing five schools in the city and suburbs.
High school students in North Carolina will soon be required to take a personal finance course to graduate.
The Chicago Teachers Union spent almost $1.5 million on political activity including lobbying, in the months leading up to a two-week strike in the fall, according to a published report.
Growing up in the Northwest suburbs, Daliyah Sanders often felt isolated from her peers as the only black student in her class practically since kindergarten through high school.
The Trump administration has taken another step toward dismantling Michelle Obama's school nutrition guidelines, proposing a new rule that could lead to more pizza and fries and less fruit and a smaller variety of vegetables on school menus.
Trump won white evangelicals by more than 81 percent in the 2016 presidential election, according to exit polls.
Freshmen entering the university for the 2020-21 academic year would pay 1.8% more to attend the Urbana-Champaign and Chicago campuses, and 1% more to attend the Springfield campus.
University of Illinois President Tim Killeen is being offered a new contract that would extend his tenure four years and hike his annual compensation by about 40%, officials revealed Tuesday.
Former Chicago State University CFO Ginger Ostro has been named the new executive director for the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
The law providing a way for those students to apply for Illinois financial aid took effect Jan. 1, but Monday was the first day the program was operational.
The Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board voted 5-2 in favor of the policy change in November.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama announced this week that she will launch an IGTV series titled "A Year of Firsts," which will follow students during their first year of college.
Washington state law now requires that all students get an MMR vaccine, or have a signed certificate of exemption.
One of the largest school districts in the United States has announced that it will allow students one excused absence per school year to participate civic activities such as protests.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has formed a new commission to study the state's early childhood education system in an effort to make Illinois "the best state in the nation" for raising young children.
Just 582 employees crossed the Chicago teachers strike picket lines in October, a new report has found.
A 17-year-old is now believed to be the youngest student to ever receive a master’s degree from TCU.
According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, college enrollment this fall took a steep dive with nearly 250,000 fewer students than last year opting out of higher education entirely.
Black medical students at Tulane University shared a powerful message about resilience and a better future when they posed for a photo in front of former slave quarters at a Louisiana plantation.