special guest post by Maria Hernandez. I started thinking about college when I entered middle school because I saw education as the means by which I could help my family. As a freshman, I tried to prepare myself for college by enrolling in the honors classes offered by my high school. Even though I knew […]
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Everybody wants students to learn in school, but figuring out how to measure learning can be a huge problem − as Illinois is finding out. Come March, students throughout Illinois will encounter a new standardized exam that has already generated a lot of controversy. (more…)
High school students throughout Illinois can earn rewards for participating in the Read for a Lifetime program. How do you participate? Simple! Just read any four books from the list over one year. For more info, contact a librarian.
Publisher ABC-CLIO is hosting a new history research competition, History Uncovered. Teams of 2-6 high school students can compete for cash prizes for them and their school. From the History Uncovered website: Select the top 10 people, events, or places that have shaped the course of history. Choose from the following options: U.S. History U.S. […]