record number of Illinois high school students took Advanced Placement
exams last year, but the proportion of them who passed the rigorous
end-of-course tests continued to decline, according to data released
The Illinois trend mirrors a national one.
Removal Of Asperger's To Change Special Ed Access NPR
American Psychiatric Association announced yesterday that it is
proposing to eliminate the diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome from the
official diagnostic guide of mental disorders. The revised manual would
place kids who are currently said to have Asperger's within an expanded
definition of autism.
Teachers Union president Marilyn Stewart is calling on the Board of
Education to hold off on a planned vote to close or fire staff at 14
Educational issues threaten economic development Current
The city, Preckwinkle said, should set a goal to have 75 percent of its students graduate by 2016.
Daley extended "the honor," it wasn't something she thought about
taking on. But after she had time to digest it, she said it became the
"right thing to do" and an opportunity to honor Scott -- who she refers
to as a friend who she'll miss greatly -- and his public service to
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