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Chicago school board leader says state funding deal could do 'wonders' for district finances

The Chicago Board of Education on Monday approved a $5.7 billion operating budget that could be infused with additional money after a state education funding deal managed to advance through the House as evening fell.<p>Before the budget was passed by a vote of 6-0, board President Frank Clark said the …

New federal jobs program targets students from underrepresented groups

Ottawa is launching a new work-placement program for postsecondary students in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and business that includes extra incentives for underrepresented groups.<p>Companies in these fields that provide placements for first-year students, women, Indigenous students, …

U of Rochester revokes admissions offer to student who lied her way in

Freshmen arrived at the University of Rochester on Wednesday. On Thursday, one of them was ordered to leave. It turned out she had successfully …

Why Do Our High School Friends Matter So Much To Our Mental Health?

High school is terrible for pretty much everybody, even if you can get an amazing dunk mixtape out of it. And part of that is the discovery of one of the worst feelings of adulthood, the anxiety of worrying that you don’t fit in, or that the majority of people don’t care if you exist. So, a study …

Mental Health

Florida's Textbooks Are a New Battleground in America's Fight Over Facts

Mike Mogil doesn’t believe climate change is caused by humans. The 72-year old former National Weather Service meteorologist says global temperatures …