Education

Poll: Many youths say high school diploma is enough


Student performance lags on Nation’s Report Card


Students take center stage at Scripps National Spelling Bee


Social media threat forces three Waterloo schools to close Wednesday


St. Ambrose Student Remembered By Dance Marathon Groups


Pleasant Valley students create podcasts to promote positive social media use


Local high schools reach toward high graduation ratings


Erie School District discuss consolidation referendum with public


More than a dozen teacher cuts recommended for East Moline



 

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Universal basic income tested in Jackson, Mississippi to help African American women

Aisha Nyandoro created Springboard Opportunities to help single black mothers, and is now testing universal basic income in Jackson, Mississippi. She chose 20 mothers at random to receive $1,000 a month — no strings attached — and hopes to expand the program next year.

Sandy Hook Elementary opens first national call center, 7 years after shooting

The group, founded by parents who lost their children there, is doing all it can to prevent another tragedy. The call center will let people submit a tip anonymously, online, by phone or through a mobile app.

Michelle Obama tells Greta Thunberg to ‘ignore the doubters’ after Trump insult

The 16-year-old was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year yesterday, but was attacked by President Trump on Twitter following the announcement.

Chilling footage shows attack on Jersey City kosher market

Newly released footage shows how a man opened fire then entered a grocery store with an armed woman following closely behind. The mayor thinks the intended target may have been a religious school next door with children inside. The FBI has not confirmed any other intended targets.

Suspect in custody for brutal murder of New York City college student

Multiple law enforcement officials say a 13-year-old boy is under arrest in the death of 18-year-old student Tessa Majors, but the massive manhunt is continuing for more suspects.