Arne Duncan

First lady Michelle Obama speaks about a school exercise program February 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama unveiled a new initiative called 'Let's Move Active Schools' to help schools create a physical activity programs for students. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

First Lady Announces Effort To Help Kids Exercise

Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.

02/28/2013

U.S.currency. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: Sick, Vacation Payouts Add Up For Former CPS Employees

Some ex-employees of the Chicago Public Schools have received massive payouts for unused sick and vacation days, at a time when schools are strapped for cash. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.

02/02/2012

Karen Lewis Video

CTU’s Lewis Blames Right-Wing Bloggers For Spreading Video

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis apologized for some remarks she made to a group in Seattle last month, but she stood by those comments and blamed right-wing bloggers for publicizing them.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Karen Lewis Video

Teachers Union: Lewis’ Mocking Of Duncan Was ‘Attempt At Humor’

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis is apologizing for a mocking remark she made about U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel On Longer School Day: Why Wait?

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is speaking out again in strong support of a longer day for Chicago Public Schools students.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

Mayor Richard Daley on his farewell tour Friday; right, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Emanuel, Daley Regularly Discussing Transition

Mayor Richard M. Daley revealed on Wednesday that he and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel have had a lot more contact recently that many of us have been led to believe. The two, he said, have been meeting regularly to talk about transition.

04/13/2011