Parent Claims Teacher's Aide Beat Her Special Needs ChildThe mother of a 12-year-old special needs child says her son was beaten and slammed to the ground by a teacher's aide as other children looked on.
Charter School's Freebie Offers -- Dinners, Other Giveaways -- Draws CriticismCritics say prospective parents should be studying a school's academics. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Englewood Charter School's First Senior Class To Graduate MondayNext Monday is a big day for a charter school in the Englewood neighborhood. Johnson College Prep High School's first graduation will be staged at the Field Museum.
Englewood Students Learn About Mandela's Fight For FreedomAs they learn about the life and accomplishments of late South African President Nelson Mandela, students at an Englewood charter school will get a chance to see a new biographical film before it hits theaters later this month.
Your Chicago: CCA Academy And 'Aquaponics'In tank after tank at CCA -- some big, some small -- the principles of aquaponics are being put to the test to support urban farming. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
Kirk Says Progress Continues As He Discusses Stroke Rehab With StudentsU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.
Urban Prep Again Sending All Grads To CollegeAn all-male charter high school on the South Side is celebrating Friday, as once again, all its graduating seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges.
SW Side Parochial School To Close, Transform Into K-12 Charter SchoolMaria High School's centennial celebration has turned somber, with the news that the Southwest Side girls' school will close in 2013 and be replaced by a co-educational K-through-12 charter school.
Suburban Charter School Has Own Building At LastThe first charter high school in the Chicago suburbs now has its own building, more than seven months after classes began.
Charter School Acceptance Letters Going OutD-Day has arrived for the Chicago parents who want their children to attend charter schools.