Chicago Teachers Union staff coordinator Jackson Potter (at podium), members of the Bright Futures Coalition, and parents accuse Mayor Rahm Emanuel of lying about his education record. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Critics Slam Emanuel For School Closings, Campaign Ads On Education

The Chicago Teachers Union, parents, and other critics on Thursday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of misleading the public when he trumpets his achievements in early childhood education.


Libby Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

New Initiative To Provide More Pre-K Slots For Chicago Children

Trying to find convenient quality childcare is a priority for working parents, but for too long too many parents in communities like Englewood have had to leave the neighborhood.


A teacher works with a student in a Pre-K program in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Expanding Pre-K Programs For Next Fall

At a time when Chicago is planning to close dozens of public schools, the city is also expanding its pre-kindergarten program.

CBS 2–04/24/2013