September 10, 2013

Illinois Schools’ Test Scores Dip Under New Scale

Test scores for Illinois elementary students dipped significantly in 2013 in both reading and math. But the state board of education says the changes are due to tougher scoring criteria, and students are still making gains.


The future of the Internet is at stake in a case before a D.C. court.
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September 09, 2013

Net Neutrality In Court: Here’s What You Need To Know

The beauty of the Internet — and the reason for its ubiquitous place in our lives — is that just about anyone can use it to offer services, products or information. But the link between what's out there on the Internet, how fast it gets to us and how much data can get to us is dependent on Internet service providers and the rules that govern them. That's where things get thorny for the principle of net neutrality.


Lincoln Museum
(Seth Perlman/AP)
September 04, 2013

Grant WIll Support Digitizing Lincoln Documents

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is getting a grant to help pay for the storage of tens of thousands of images of documents related to the 16th president.


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