Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the City of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
Gov. Pat Quinn says 17 is too soon to drop out of school, and he wants to raise the drop out age to 18.
Thanks to the federal government, students at several Chicago Public Schools now have more than 2,000 computers and printers to use in their studies.
The Chicago Public Schools system is dangling $100,000 prizes to schools that most creatively design their longer school days.
Parents of Chicago Public Schools students gathered outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office Monday to demand he hold off on plans to close or overhaul several public schools and meet with them.
Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says the system has no choice but to close some schools because they “are so far gone that you cannot save them.”
Chicago Public Schools officials are planning to close two elementary schools next fall and phase out two high schools as part of a major overhaul of schools in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first year leading the district.
Hundreds of pink slips might soon be on the way for principals, teachers and staff members at 10 Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and city public school officials say they want to fire the staffs of 10 underachieving schools in hopes of improving student performance.
Parents of Chicago Public School students can now go online to see how CPS grades each of its schools, but some parents say the grades are confusing, especially when some of the top graded schools have so many kids testing below national standards.
The head of the Chicago Public Schools says officials will replace a substantial number of principals, in an effort to help address the problem of poor performance in the most impoverished areas of the city.
As part of its plans for a longer school day at the Chicago Public Schools, physical education classes will be phased back in for all high school juniors and seniors.
Tuesday was report card pick-up day for some Chicago Public Schools and it could put some principals on the hot seat. Parents aren’t only getting their child’s progress report, they’re also getting a print-out on how the school itself is doing.
The head of the Chicago Public Schools promised on Tuesday that the district would have zero tolerance, after two high school coaches were suspended in connection to a violent attack against a high school student.
A South Side elementary school has been honored for having the highest attendance in the city.
Chicago Public School teachers were speaking out for the first time on Tuesday about the difficult decision to vote for a longer school day. So far, teachers at 12 public schools have agreed to extend the school day by 90 minutes.
Chicago Public Schools administrators want your input on how to use the extra time that will be added to the school day starting next year.
While the debate over a longer school day in Chicago continued to heat up, the heads of the teachers union and the Chicago Public Schools held a spirited debate Tuesday evening on the future of the school system.
As a fourth school in Chicago voted to accept a longer school day, the City Council gave its unanimous support to the push to add at least 90 minutes to the school day at Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says first-day attendance this past Tuesday jumped to four-year high.