Yesenia Castellanos records her son Caleb Castellanos, 5, of Oak Glen School, as he sings in the kindergarten concert Thursday during the Distgrict 158 Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School in Lansing .
Trinity Veal, 9, and her friend Jayla Jackson, also 9, both of Oak Glen School, read a report about Gwendolyn Brooks during the District 158 Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School in Lansing on Thursday.
Brian Stewart, 7, (left) and Anthony Rayski, both second-graders from Reavis school, play with the Mount Rushmore display during Thursday's Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School in Lansing.
Raúl Cervantes plays the trumpet with Mariachi Tequila as Memorial Junior High sixth-grader Jahir Rodriguez, 12, dances along Thursday during the Family Learning Celebration at the school in Lansing.
Jack Roe, 13, of St. Ann School, plays the flute Thursday as people visit different class projects at the District 158 Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School in Lansing.
Jalaya Barnes, 6, sings during the kindergarteners' concert Thursday at the District 158 Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School in Lansing. Students from various schools displayed class projects and offered performances for fellow classmates and parents.
Students at Winfield Elementary purchased strips of duct tape for $2 in order to tape principal Jillian Alonzo to a wall, all for charity.
Cecilia La Croix, 20, a junior at Valparaiso University studying math and computer science, attended Catholic schools for all 12 years of her education from elementary school through high school.
Chicago Cubs slugging infielder Ernie Banks draws admiring smiles as he sits at a desk with eighth graders at Parker Elementary School on Chicago's south side, February 8, 1966. Banks is helping the Chicago Jaycees with a program designed to discourage school dropouts. He encourages the youn…
Students with Head Start welcomed parents to a health fair, showing what they learned about health and wellness.
Students Leona Thurn (left to right), Erica Terpstra and Summer Warner display their 2014 finalist cupcake creations at the the Seventh annual Purdue University Calumet Intramural Baking Contest last month.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. | Students at Indiana State University are pulling back the veil that covers one of Vigo County's least-talked-about historical features: the county home, once commonly known as the "poor farm."
Portage High School sophomore Kyle Feeney looks over a textbook while learning a computer program during class in this 2001 file photo.
Is it reasonable to expect low academic performance from districts with very high concentrations of ethnic minorities in poverty? No!
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | This year's Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's, in one of the final years the test will serve as a mandatory state assessment.
Shore Magazine welcomed fashion design students to showcase their designs at the 2014 Fashion on the Shore show in St. Joseph, Michigan.
New research from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation shows little improvement has taken place in the last 20 years in the way students receive college and career readiness information. But the problem isn't an issue with the counselors themselves.
It was four years ago when Patty Bird decided to work with Theatre at the Center in Munster to create a summer opportunity to foster young new talent.
Chef Richard Younger of Viking Range Cooking School at Harrah's Hotel and Casino explains to his dining guests-transformed-into culinary students, how to make an elegant, yet easy, recipe for Grilled Caesar Salad.
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