As kids get back into the routine of school, one mom complains the longer CPS school day plus homework leaves little time for anything else.
The super-short days that begin and end the school year could become things of the past in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed historic legislation overhauling education and paving the way for a longer school day. But funding issues remain.
Mayor Richard M. Daley says he is pleased with passage of sweeping education legislation sent to Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk for signature.
Mayor-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.