State Rep. Derrick Smith.

Enough Evidence To Punish State Rep. Derrick Smith, Panel Finds

A special Illinois House investigative committee has issued a report finding lawmakers have enough evidence to punish state Rep. Derrick Smith, amid allegations he took a $7,000 bribe.


Activists protest the discipline policy and Noble Network charter schools. (CBS)

Students, Parents Protest Noble Network School Discipline Policy

Some parents and activists rallied at Chicago Public School headquarters in the Loop today to accuse a chain of charter schools of overly harsh discipline.


CPS Classroom

CPS Students, Parents: Focus On Counseling, Not Punishment

Chicago Public Schools pupils, graduates and parents are asking the system to focus more on counseling and less on discipline.

WBBM Newsradio–07/14/2011