US Secretary Recognized 325 Schools As National Blue Ribbon Schools For 2021


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 21, 2021)--U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021. The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Secretary Cardona will make the announcement during his Return to School Road…

Chicago: 50 People Were Shot, Nine Fatally, In 45 Separate Shooting Incidents


CHICAGO (September 21, 2021)--More than 50 people were shot, nine fatally, in 45 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the Chicago Police Department. According to police, those incidents included a pair of double homicides on the West and South sides, and multiple drive-by…