New measures that restrict how race is addressed in classrooms have spread confusion and anxiety among many educators in states across the nation. A closer look.
The Mattoon Area Family YMCA plans to offer a nseries of lifeguard courses in March, April, May and June.
The Responsible Education for Adolescent and Children's Health Act — or REACH — would require courses to cover all aspects of sex education from identifying trustworthy people to understanding sexually transmitted diseases.
Social studies classes in Illinois public schools are about to get a major overhaul, with more emphasis on Black history and the contributions of other underrepresented groups to American culture.
Roughly 150 employees were docked pay and locked out of Chicago Public Schools systems earlier this week, meaning they can't teach remotely either as classes began this week for thousands of pre-kindergarten and special education students. District officials said late Wednesday that the number had dropped to 100 as staff members either returned to work or presented a valid excuse, such as a quarantine.
A bill aimed at making college education and teacher preparation programs more accessible and affordable for people of color began working its way through the General Assembly on Saturday with the formal introduction of language that lawmakers have been negotiating for months.
She died Saturday afternoon at a hospital about an hour after she was involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in a parking lot.
The university’s Board of Trustees is set to vote on the cuts at a private meeting this afternoon. This is a developing story; check back for more coverage.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Austin Lane said international students are concerned about a federal directive issued last week mandating that they take at least one in-person class or leave the country.
Southern Illinois University has laid out a plan that calls for bringing thousands of students back to campus and offering them a mix of traditional face-to-face classes, online and hybrid courses -- while implementing numerous precautions.
With a chaotic spring semester behind us, universities are immersed in intense discussions about what to do in fall 2020.
Heartland had its eye on online teaching long before the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges and universities across the country to switch nearly all of their face-to-face classes to remote learning.
Atlantic Cape Community College joined the legion of schools around the country using virtual spaces to celebrate this year’s graduates.
Longtime South Jersey educator Doug Cervi will take the helm of the state’s Commission on Holocaust Education.
Heartland Community College and Illinois Wesleyan University summer classes will take place online only, because of uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois State University expects to make an announcement in the near future.
Atlantic Cape Community College has established a coronavirus task force and moved classes online to better ensure the health and safety of the college community.
An online education expert explains the challenges schools will face as they go virtual.
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