Virtual school, social unrest, coronavirus, college prep — high school juniors have a lot on their minds as this school year gets underway.
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With millions of students logging in from home, the pandemic has disrupted the traditional school function of making sure students are “in school.“
NASA is laying the groundwork for a return mission to Earth’s moon as a jump-off point to exploring Mars and beyond.
The start of remote learning has been grueling but teacher Jessica Vega says, “I want to be positive and optimistic it won’t be forever.”
As colleges crack down on students accused of violating strict pandemic safety rules, students are lawyering up to fight their punishments.
Remote schooling is difficult for everyone involved. But parents, students and e-learning support groups are rising to the challenge.
Despite fears of a drop off amid the pandemic, enrollment at public universities and community colleges in Illinois mostly held steady.
WBEZ is sharing the stories of four freshmen this fall from the Chicago area — two on campus and two taking classes from home.
More than 500 parents and students rallied Sunday to pressure Gov. Pritzker to reinstate fall season contact sports.
Nurses want the hospital system to limit the number of patients per nurse and provide more PPE to prepare for flu season during COVID.