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‘Hello World’: Chicago children learn coding

‘Hello World’: Chicago children learn coding

December 11, 2017

Coding, with all its lines and if/then statements, can be a challenge to any adult, but young children in Chicago and nationwide are learning to wrap their heads around computer languages.About 25 percen...

Emanuel’s new high school graduation plan denounced by experts, graduates

Emanuel’s new high school graduation plan denounced by experts, graduates

April 17, 2017

New requirements for Chicago public high school students to receive their diplomas have drawn criticism from CPS alumni and education experts.Announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS Chief Education Officer J...

Columbia’s Information Technology Department stated in a Nov. 3 email that it has acquired a new security system.

IT Department acquires new endpoint security

November 21, 2016

Columbia students will now be safer and more secure while browsing the internet with college computers, according to Information Technology officials who acquired new a endpoint security software system. A Nov. 3 collegewide email from the Infrastructure Team stated that it is replac...

Many attended the Board of Education meeting held at CPS Loop Office to support special education following recent budget cuts.

CPS, Board of Education under fire for special education cuts

October 5, 2015

Concerned parents, teachers and students gathered at Chicago Public School’s Loop Office, 42 W. Madison St., to advocate for special education funding at the Board of Education’s Sept. 29 meeting....

Chicago schools in desperate need of longer school days

By Editorial Board

March 19, 2012

Chicago Public Schools’ battle over a seven-and-a-half-hour school day rages on, and a group of 19th Ward parents and guardians are fighting back.The group has asked the Chicago Board of Education to implement a survey of parents and guardians that would be handed out with their child’s report card asking them how many hours they think their child should spend at school.Parents argue that an across-the-board extension o...

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