Principal, Superintendent Ride To School With Students For First Day Of ClassA west suburban high school principal and school superintendent found a unique way to welcome students back to school on Wednesday.
Back To School: CPS Students Return With More Safe Passage RoutesHundreds of thousands of Chicago Public Schools students returned to class Tuesday for the first day of the new school year, and many of them were taking advantage of the Safe Passage program for the first time.
North Side Catholic School Starts New School Year After Facing Possible ClosureStudents were back in the classrooms Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory School in Portage Park, after facing closure by the Catholic Archdiocese earlier this year, unless it came up with hundreds of thousands of dollars.
New School Year Already Underway For Some DistrictsBelieve it or not, the new school year has started for many students, even though we’re not even halfway through August.
Expert Offers Tips For Parents Of Kids Going To A New SchoolFor 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.
McCarthy On Expanded Safe Passage Program: 'This Is True Community Policing'The city's top cop said he's pleased with how things have been going so far, as children head back to their first day of classes.
New School Year Brings Lots Of Changes For CPS StudentsA new chapter begins for the Chicago Public Schools this morning, following major budget cuts and the closings of dozens of schools.
New Chapter For CPS Begins Monday With First Day Of SchoolA new chapter in Chicago Public School history begins Monday, as thousands of kids will begin classes at schools they've never attended. On Sunday, many of them celebrated. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley spent the day with families preparing for the first day of classes.
Summer's Almost Over For CPS Students; Classes Begin MondayChicago Public Schools officials are reminding parents and students that this is the last weekend of summer vacation; classes begin for all CPS students on Monday.
First Day Of School Arrives, But Teachers' Strike Could Start Next WeekA new year began Tuesday for Chicago Public Schools students, but it could be interrupted after just four days if a possible teachers' strike goes ahead.
Parents Prepare For First Day Of School, Hoping To Avoid StrikeTuesday is the first day of school for many Chicago kids, and that means Monday was the day for last-minute school shopping, but parents were also looking ahead to a possible teachers strike starting in one week.
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.