New Elementary School Opens In Chicago's East SideA new elementary school opened Friday in the East Side neighborhood just in time for the first day of school on Sept. 6 due to a growing demand.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Elementary School Bus Driver Accused Of Being Drunk On DutyA northwest suburban elementary school bus driver charged with driving under the influence while on duty is behind bars Friday on a $100,000 bond.
Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School StudentsThe first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
School On Great Lakes Naval Base Almost Doesn't Open Over Security Disputen elementary school on the Great Lakes Naval Base almost didn't open for the first day of school this week.
Parents: Longer School Day Is Bad For KidsParents who oppose a longer school day at a Near North Side elementary school say a new survey shows what they've been saying all along.
Labor Dispute Looms Over New School Year In Western SuburbsA new school year begins Thursday in Community Consolidated School District 181 serving the Hinsdale area, but a labor dispute between teacher and the school board underlies it all.
Pilsen Neighbors: Clean Toxic Lead At SchoolPeople in the Pilsen neighborhood are calling on the federal government to clean up toxic lead near a school.