Next week starts ISAT testing and a parents’ group is calling for a boycott.
Wells High School students held a peer review panel for visitors to watch as the Chicago school system signals a change in disciplinary policy.
Fifty shuttered Chicago Public Schools should either be shifted to other government agencies or school uses, competitively bid to community groups and developers or demolished, a mayoral commission proposed Friday, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Chicago Public Schools officials are monitoring weather conditions and will determine Sunday whether schools will be closed Monday because of subzero temperatures that are forecast, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union and others are holding an overnight vigil outside CPS headquarters ahead of Wednesdays’s Chicago Board of Education meeting at which it will consider 17 new charter schools.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine asks city officials why they back-tracked on earlier plans to keep schools open during this week’s subzero temperatures.
The Chicago Teachers’ Union is demanding that CPS close all schools due to the extreme cold that is forecast for Monday.
A state child welfare official and a woman who was allegedly assaulted by a school employee while she attended a South Side high school last year are suing the Chicago Board of Education.
CPS contacted parents via “robocall” on Friday.
Chicago Public Schools technology coordinator stole more than $400,000 in school funds before fleeing to Mexico, where he was later found dead.
Alonzo Stallings found out about the lack of heat not from teachers or a note sent home – but from his five-year-old daughter.
While it may be too soon to grade the CPS school closings and consolidation with other neighborhood schools, one aspect of that plan seems to be working well.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov visited one of the CPS welcoming schools – DePriest Elementary — receiving students from buildings that have closed.
Sometimes the most powerful lessons are learned out of the classroom. That notion is what drives a program in the Chicago Public Schools, CBS 2′s Kate Sullivan reports.
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.
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.
Mayor Emanuel says he’ll use a special tax fund to expand the North Side’s much desired Walter Payton College Prep High School, WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
To use an academic analogy, it’s the difference between an “A” and an “Incomplete.” CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
For thousands of parents and children, going to new schools can be stressful. CBS’s 2 Jim Williams talked to an expert who offers advice on how to get through these next few weeks.