Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has threatened to seek to remove the state certification of teachers who refuse to administer next week’s Illinois Standards Achievement Test, after many teachers planned a boycott.
ORLAND PARK, Ill. (STMW) – Orland Fire Protection District officials plan to meet with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office Thursday before disciplining the lieutenant charged with reckless homicide in the death of a 25-year-old […]
An investigation finds a disproportionate number of black and Hispanic high school students are turned over to police for infractions that result in other students being less severely disciplined.
A south suburban school board will be deciding Tuesday night whether to discipline a guidance counselor and former girls’ basketball coach who wrote a self-help book with some views on women that many have called distasteful.
The attorney for indicted State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) has launched a mannered, but pointed attack against the House committee considering whether to discipline Smith over bribery allegations.
A special Illinois House investigative committee has issued a report finding lawmakers have enough evidence to punish state Rep. Derrick Smith, amid allegations he took a $7,000 bribe.
Authorities hope to teach Cook County Jail inmates some lessons about patience, responsibility and learning from mistakes – by having them play chess.
Some parents and activists rallied at Chicago Public School headquarters in the Loop today to accuse a chain of charter schools of overly harsh discipline.
A sick leave scandal has erupted in the Chicago Police Department, and 14 officers could lose their jobs.
Chicago Public Schools pupils, graduates and parents are asking the system to focus more on counseling and less on discipline.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has this advice for saying, “No,” to your teenager, and sticking to it.
The Chicago Police Department is planning to investigate more than 1,000 of its own officers for looking up the police report of a woman allegedly sexually assaulted by two on-duty officers.