Chicago Public Schools
Temperatures more suited for the North Pole are returning to the Chicago area, and will leave the region in a deep freeze for the next 2 ½ days, similar to the arctic blast we endured three weeks ago.
More than two dozen protesters camped out in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters overnight, ahead of a school board meeting to weigh plans for 17 new charter schools.
Sorry kids, winter break is over. It’s back to class for hundreds thousands of students at public and private schools throughout the area – including the Chicago Public Schools.
After closing schools for only the third time in 15 years, Chicago Public Schools will reopen on Wednesday.
The Chicago Public Schools will close for a second day on Tuesday due to the extreme cold.
With the Chicago area stuck in a deep freeze through Tuesday, virtually all local schools have canceled classes for Monday, and local officials were advising residents to stay inside as much as possible, as temperatures are expected to remain below zero until Tuesday night.
A hearing on 21 proposed new Chicago Public Schools charters drew at least 300 people to CPS headquarters on a snowy Monday evening, with supporters and opponents equally passionate about the need to propel or quash charter efforts.
A new rule from Chicago Public School district administrators could mean headaches for volunteers.
Northwestern University is announcing a new program aimed at getting more graduates of the Chicago public schools into the Evanston campus.
The 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.
Parents, students and community volunteers who oppose conversion of Logan Square’s Ames Middle School into a military academy canvassed the neighborhood surrounding the school Saturday.
Extra help for struggling students will be built into the school day, Chicago Public Schools said Thursday, announcing a change in the way it determines how children in key grades will be promoted.
Police say 18 students were taken to hospitals Thursday after they took an undetermined prescription medication at school.
The head of a Chicago parents group was warning parents the Chicago Public Schools system plans to upload personal student information into a national database.
Schools nationwide are taking part in the annual “Walk and Roll to School” day, and the Active Transportation Alliance is organizing it locally.
The name of 1936 Olympic hero Jesse Owens will soon grace a Chicago Public School, just months after the old Owens Academy was merged into another school and lost its identity.
The name of 1936 Olympic hero Jesse Owens will soon grace two Chicago Public Schools, just months after the old Owens Academy was merged into another school and lost its identity.
The Chicago School system suggests that’s it for right now, as far as further teacher layoffs are concerned.
New school aimed at easing overcrowding at two existing schools in East Side neighborhood, but parents worry existing schools won’t get needed repairs, upgrades.
Angry parents met with the principal of a Rogers Park elementary school Thursday morning, after two female staffers were removed from classrooms, due to allegations of inappropriate conduct with underage students.