CBS 2′s Brad Edwards talks with the family of a fifth-grader who says an Antioch elementary teacher gripped her arm so hard there were bruises.
About 25 children were hospitalized in good condition after a carbon monoxide leak at a school in the Far South Side Burnside neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel seems to find money for everything his administration wants, CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson reports. So why can’t he find money for the schools?
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says taxpayers should have a better look into contract negotiations between teachers and Chicago Public Schools.
The bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed allows police departments to notify school administrators when a student is a part of an ongoing investigation, even if they haven’t been arrested or charged.
The CTA is giving some Chicago students free rides to high school.
Chicago Public Schools students will be able to ride CTA buses and trains for free on the first day of school.
Two teenagers have been charged as juveniles for bringing a gun to a near West Side school.
If you’re looking to introduce your 3 to 5 year old child to a structured setting of activities with teachers and other children before the stresses of kindergarten kick in, preschool is the way to go. More structured than traditional daycare, children learn to follow instructions, share and cooperate, and are introduced to the foundations of learning. Finding an enriching and affordable preschool is not easy, but Chicago’s top five make it a no brainer.
Two parents in southwestern Illinois took the punishment of their 8-year-old daughter public by forcing her to wear a sign that read: “I like to steal from others and lie about it.”
Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville was placed on lockdown Friday amid reports of a man with a gun.
A 12-year-old boy is in serious trouble for bringing a grenade to the school he attends in North Aurora.
A school was evacuated in the Logan Square neighborhood Wednesday morning when a gas line exploded.
Students bullied at school find themselves forced to continue going to class with their tormentors. The family of an 11-year-old girl is taking action that could help other victims, 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Police are looking for a man accused of performing a lewd act within view of three grammar school students as they walked to school in the South Side Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood last month.
A lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court blames Chicago school officials for negligence, after a 12-year-old girl was repeatedly sexually abused by classmates.
There’s more to exercise than losing weight. It boosts kids’ brainpower, too.
The Chicago Public Schools are not the only school system looking at a longer school day.
Our Lady of Angels Church is forever tied to Chicago tragedy — a 1958 fatal fire that killed 93 students at the church’s school– but it is being reopened with the help of volunteers. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports.
Students at Foreman High School in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood were likely looking forward to the last day of school upon arriving Friday, but instead they ended up on lockdown someone brought in a gun.