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17 of the Best Illinois High School Ranked by Newsweek

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.21.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Out of Newsweek's top 500 high schools in the country for 2015, 30 of those high schools are in Illinois. Several of the state's high schools that a...

States With The Best (And Worst) Schools

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

For years, American students have consistently ranked poorly compared to most developed nations. And according to a recently released study, the U.S. ...

My Highest Practical Priority As A Dad

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 06.08.2013 | Parents
Kevin Hartnett

The lower cost of living here meant they could make career choices that were less based on salary considerations, and the smaller range of choices in everything from preschools to restaurants meant they'd be less compelled to reach for things that would end up making their lives harder.

5 Steps to Selecting the Perfect College

Grace Nasri | Posted 11.07.2011 | College
Grace Nasri

With so many colleges and universities to choose from, finding the perfect college has become a complicated process.

PHOTOS: Which Colleges In Colorado Provide The Best Return On Investment?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A recent study by salary tracking firm has calculated the average return on investment for colleges in the U.S. So how do Colorado's c...

America's Best High Schools

Newsweek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Public schools are ranked according to a ratio devised by Jay Mathews: the number of Advanced Placement, Intl. Baccalaureate and/or Cambridge tests ta...