Jeremiah Douchee, a Hales Franciscan student, is going to the Ivy League. (CBS)

Talented Low-Income Students Shying Away From Top Colleges: Study

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley explains why.


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Many Downtown Colleges Canceling Classes During NATO Summit

Thousands of Chicago college students will get a real-life lesson in tight security during the NATO summit in less than two weeks. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some students will be locked out of their downtown campuses during the summit.

CBS 2–05/07/2012

A man shovels out his car on a snowy street. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Blizzard Of 2011: Closings And Cancellations

The Blizzard of 2011 is prompting officials to close museums, schools and other institutions and cancel events. Here is a list of cancellations and early closings that have been announced.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011


Report: Teachers’ Schools Not Measuring Up

A new report says some of the best-known teacher education programs in Illinois do not make the grade for training educators.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010

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Forbes Ranks Northwestern Best Midwest School

In a new survey released last week, Forbes Magazine named Northwestern University the top undergraduate college in the Midwest. The University of Chicago came in second.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2010