Latino Educators Stress Making Early Childhood Education A Priority

NBC News – Jessica Montoya Coggins “Recently a group of leaders, researchers and activists arrived at Chicago’s Erikson Institute to attend an Early Learning Symposium, with the aim of boosting Latino educational outcomes. Organized by The White...

Bilingual, Special Education Teachers Are In High Demand In Chicago

CBS Chicago – Staff Writer “Those who are bilingual and considering a teaching career may also want to consider working on a special education certification at the same time. Qualified bilingual teachers can be a challenge for school districts to find, but...

College pushes for more STEM teachers

E-School News – Suzanne Baker “A university is doing its part to help reduce the nationwide shortage of chemistry teachers. Benedictine University in Illinois is hoping that extra grant money for students will help boost the number of educators who are...

The School Where Everyone Fills Out The FAFSA

NPR – Owen Phillips “Every year, more than 2 million students who would qualify for federal Pell Grants fail to fill out the form that determines eligibility — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. But not one of those 2 million students goes to...