'The Powerbroker' features Whitney Young and his work behind scenesWhen we hear the name Whitney Young, most Chicagoans probably think of the city's Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, rather than the man after whom it was named.
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Charlie SpieringDuring his visit to a pre-school, President Obama asserted that pre-school teachers were not just babysitting young children. “This is not babysitting, this is teaching,” he asserted. Obama went on to explain that pre-school was important for young working parents. “What’s more, I don’t think you’ll find a working parent in America who wouldn’t appreciate the...
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The school hits the young adults hard with a combination of academics, life skills and work experience to set them on their way.
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VINCENT - VINCENT - The annual Warren High School art exhibit is always a feast for the eyes, but this year's promises to be the biggest ever. "We're going out with a bang," said art teacher Sylvia Young.
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Angelique Porey, 18, a senior at East Rochester High School, was able to have her work displayed last month as the Image City Photography Gallery held its fourth annual exhibit dedicated to high school photographers.
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After more than a decade of work and two failed bonds, Woodland school officials are thrilled to see the first signs of their new high school taking shape.
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A slow recovery, with the jobless rate down to 7.5%, is no cause for celebration for America's career-blighted twentysomethingsPresident Obama can take some comfort at the latest unemployment statistics. Economic number-cruncher types expected things to be same in April as in March, but the 7.5% unemployment rate announced Friday is a tad better than forecasted. In fact, the...
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For students at Imperial High School, academic success is not only an expectation but a culture that is set in place long before the first day of high school.
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After just two years on the job, the young principal at Palos Verdes High School is moving on to become the leader of a high school in Orange County.
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DRIGGS, Idaho - An Idaho high school will drop its longtime "Redskins" nickname, logo and mascot in a move its top administrator says was made to show respect for Native Americans. The decision at Teton High School in Driggs is a way to encourage students and the community to see beyond skin color and stereotypes, said Monte Woolstenhulm, superintendent of District 401....
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