CPS officials tried to block the proposal, saying it would cost the district more than $60 million a year.
Some school bus companies had problems getting their vehicles running Wednesday morning, after more than two weeks of sitting idle, often in subzero temperatures.
Sorry kids, winter break is over. It’s back to class for hundreds thousands of students at public and private schools throughout the area – including the Chicago Public Schools.
A Catholic high school on the South Side was showing off some new buses to help students in need, and they got a special blessing from Cardinal Francis George on Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called for a special session of the City Council next week, to vote on updates to the city’s assault weapons ban; and stiffer penalties for gun crimes near schools, on school buses, and along Safe Passage routes to and from school.
The discovery prompted school officials to evacuate all buses at Carl Sandburg High School. No injuries were reported.
Some school buses in Oswego will soon be online, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.
The eight Chicago school buses brazenly stolen last week for scrapping may not be an isolated case. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Eight school buses stolen from a South Side lot overnight were driven to a salvage yard and shredded into scrap, police said.
It’s not just regular motorists who are exceeding 20 mph speed limits within school safety zones. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.
Local school districts could find themselves further strapped for dollars if the state Board of Education goes ahead and changes the rules on busing students.
Police in unincorporated Elgin suspect arson may be to blame for a fire that damaged four school buses beyond repair.
Elgin District U-46 will be making some children walk a mile or more to catch a school bus this fall, because of severe budget cuts — and parents are making it clear that they are not happy.
A school bus accident in downtown Evanston Tuesday had a happy ending for the students onboard.
Bus service for Chicago Public Schools students will resume Monday, but officials are preparing for hiccups.
Police in Northwest Indiana are on the lookout for a shooter, responsible for shattering five vehicle windows, including two school buses.
Police in Northwest Indiana are on the lookout for a shooter, responsible for shattering five vehicle windows, including two buses.