Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching award winners are being announced this week, and among the first teacher on the city’s South Side.
Sitting on comfy couches reading and working with computers — not at desks with textbooks. And having a working lunch — not in a cafeteria. This is not your typical school. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
By Liz Valliyil, CBS2 CHICAGO (CBS) — A Rhode Island principal made his students’ day, not just by calling a snow day, but making his own parody of “Let It Go” to do so. Principal Matt Glendinning […]
CHICAGO (CBS) — With many Chicago area schools closed today due to frigid temperatures, parents and caregivers may find themselves searching for safe and fun activities for their kids. Here are a few local options that offer children and grownups a […]
The suspect forced entry into Raymond Ellis School, 720 Central Park Drive, around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Christmas Eve, police said in a community alert issued Friday with surveillance images.
What started with a false fire alarm ended with three students in custody — and a great big mess in the school.
As Chicago Public School students get ready for the start of school Tuesday, religious leaders are praying for a safe year, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — I am doing something revolutionary with my daughter at the beginning of this new school year and that is… nothing. She is about to enter second grade and, at least for now, […]
Emily Rivera is a student at William Nixon Elementary School at 2121 N. Keller Ave.
The Gary Community School Board has approved an agreement with Jackson’s mother, Katherine, to honor the late “King of Pop” and inspire children to excel in the arts and education.
With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!
Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.
Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.
It happened just before 1 a.m. at Charles Hughes Elementary School in the 4200 block of West 15th in North Lawndale.
Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Witnesses heard gunshots coming from at least one vehicle in the 800 block of 11th Avenue at 11:35 a.m., according to Melrose Park police. No one was injured and no shell casings have been found.
The most recent attack came Wednesday, near Forest Trail Middle School. A man held a knife, motioning for a 13-year-old girl to come toward him. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
A 15-year-old boy was allegedly caught with a loaded gun at a South Side “Safe Passage” elementary Chicago Public school after the principal found out two students had been taking pictures with the weapon in the bathroom, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
After Jess Owens Community Academy in West Pullman was closed last summer, relatives of the Olympic Gold Medalist were disappointed to see his name torn off the building.