NEWS articles

State education board approves big cuts

over 6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Feds: City Colleges debit card program is illegal

The U.S. Department of Education has reversed course and ruled that a City Colleges debit card program is against the law. The program charged students hefty fees to access student loan money.

over 6 years ago | Peter Sachs

Importance of active civic life emphasized at conference

Students from the South Shore School of the Arts participated in a program at UIC that aimed to teach them about their civic responsibility.

over 6 years ago | Rashanah Baldwin

With second chance, graduates earn high-school diplomas

More than 50 students graduated from El Cuarto Año High School yesterday. The school helps former drop-outs and other students who did not attend traditional high schools earn a diploma.

over 6 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Endowments take a hit, but students won’t notice much difference

Endowments have plunged by 25 percent or more at many Chicago-area schools. Some are putting construction projects on hold and finding ways to put more money into their endowments.

over 6 years ago | Peter Sachs