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Code school marks first anniversary with event
Apr 17, 2019 12:23 PM
TheCoderSchool North Shore will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a Coder Fair event from 2-4 p.m. May 4 at its downtown Highland Park location.
District 211 students show off house they built in Palatine
By Lauren Rohr
Apr 15, 2019 6:38 AM
As a junior at Palatine High School, Angel Ewald designed the two-story, four-bedroom house as part of his Project Lead the Way civil engineering and architecture program. Over the last two years, his vision was brought to life by dozens of building construction students from Palatine and Fremd high schools.
District 211 to hold open house for student-built house
Submitted by Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211
Apr 10, 2019 5:11 PM
The Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 school board is inviting the public to an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at a 3,137-square-foot house built by building construction students from Palatine and Fremd High School students.
What students can learn from the days before college loans
By ANNA HELHOSKI of NerdWallet
Apr 7, 2019 6:16 AM
Before the 1960s, student loans didn't exist. Federal loans for students with financial need started with the Higher Education Act of 1965, then opened to all students in 1978. Here's what paying for college looked like back in the day, and what today's students can learn.
Vast majority of applicants for temporary student loan forgiveness are rejected
Apr 7, 2019 6:00 AM
Tens of thousands of public servants have applied to have their federal student loans forgiven through a temporary relief program run by the U.S. Education Department. Fewer than 300 have had success. Now, one of the lawmakers who championed the initiative wants to know what happened.
Why college students take on loans they can't repay
By TEDDY NYKIEL of NerdWallet
Mar 16, 2019 6:00 AM
How do smart students wind up with debt they can't repay? Here are three reasons, plus ways to avoid these financial traps.
5 ways leaders can further their education, without getting an MBA
Mar 15, 2019 2:27 PM
Here are five ways any leader can continue learning and developing in their role without pursuing an MBA.
Rethinking business education: Leadership for the fast-paced, complex and connected economy
Mar 15, 2019 1:00 AM
Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg are all college drop outs. But for the rest of us, who aren't launching an empire from our garage or college dorm room, is business education needed? We think the answer is a resounding yes
Executive onboarding for success
Mar 15, 2019 3:03 PM
While executive training is a crucial part of continued leadership development, that training is best started at the very beginning with a strong executive onboarding program.
NIU, Dell team up to bring esports to studemts, community
Submitted by Northern Illinois University
Mar 13, 2019 1:00 AM
The new NIU Esports Arena on the main DeKalb campus and planned Esports Cafés at NIU Naperville and NIU Hoffman Estates regional centers, featuring gaming technology donated by Dell, are part of an effort by NIU to expand esports in order to build community, promote healthy gaming and support the positive social, competitive and educational aspects of video gaming.
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