There is uncertainty, confusion and questions among many parents in the Chicago Public Schools system. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports on the options available to them.
A group of about 50 teachers, parents and students from the Chicago Public Schools boarded a bus to Springfield Tuesday morning, to make their voices heard about school closings.
The Chicago Public Schools system has apologized for sending an email to parents that included a typo in a web link that sent them to an erotic website as a result.
There were rallies at schools across the city today as parents and teachers organize to save neighborhood schools.
Parents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.
Mayor Emanuel attended the ribbon-cutting for a new police station today but his thoughts were on the tragedy in Connecticut.
As CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports, more moms and dads are finding themselves making the payments on their children’s student loans just when they should be saving for retirement.
CBS 2′s Mike Parker talks with parents and their kids about the news that the teachers’ strike will continue into its second week.
While teachers at Chicago Public Schools have drawn plenty of support from parents as they stage the city’s first school strike in 25 years, not all parents were supporting the teachers’ decision to walk out.
Walk through the doors at A and A Auto and you’ll find Bryan Duran’s temporary classroom—just a glance away from father Bryan Sr.
As the clock counts down for negotiations and teachers talk about plans for a possible strike, parents and children alike are increasingly worried about what a walkout will mean for them.
If Chicago Public Schools teachers go on strike, how will it affect their families?
Parents of kids at Chicago Public Schools have a huge stake in teacher contract talks, but no spot at the bargaining table; if there’s a strike, they’re left to wonder, “What will I do with my kids?”
With PTA meetings and soccer practices, midnight feedings and poopy diapers, you have to remember that you are still a person with separate needs. And you have a spouse who has those same needs. So here is the time to step out of the mystical magical world of parenthood and take a day to get lost in the romantic bliss that waits in the streets of Chicago.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
If you’re the parent of a Chicago Public Schools student, you might just get a personal call from executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard.
A 34-year-old teacher has been charged with sexting with one of the students at the Des Plaines middle school where he taught.
As 200 students and parents touted a longer school day and other initiatives on Saturday at a rally hosted by the advocacy group “Stand for Children” at Roosevelt University, a small group of protesters picketed outside.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard have agreed to scale back the longer school day for elementary students.
Several parents groups are questioning how the Chicago Public Schools can lengthen the school day starting next fall, without solid plans on how to use the extra time, or enough money to pay for it.
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