Mom: Longer School Day, Homework Leave No Free TimeAs kids get back into the routine of school, one mom complains the longer CPS school day plus homework leaves little time for anything else.
State Senator Wants To Lengthen First, Last Days Of SchoolThe super-short days that begin and end the school year could become things of the past in Illinois.
Quinn Approves Education OverhaulGov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed historic legislation overhauling education and paving the way for a longer school day. But funding issues remain.
Daley Pleased As Education Reform Bill Goes To Gov's DeskMayor Richard M. Daley says he is pleased with passage of sweeping education legislation sent to Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk for signature.
Emanuel Pushes Case For Longer School DayMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel drove home his point that the school day needs to be longer during a town hall-style meeting with Chicago Public School students today at Malcolm X College.