Parents unhappy about the PARCC test are one step closer to a formal process for opting their children out of it now that the Illinois House has approved a bill.
Our kids are about to lose two weeks of class time to prepare for and take a test that will have little to no benefits. Needless to say, a lot of people are angry…
Mayor Emanuel is defending the decision by Chicago Public School officials to back down on their resistance to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The Chicago Public School system is buckling to economic pressure and now plans to give a controversial standardized test system-wide, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
OK, parents, listen up.
A phone threat from a number in Dallas has forced authorities to place the schools in Highland, Ind., on lock down.
Books, computers, and even apps can help your children learn to read, but at 13 Chicago Public Schools, young students are becoming better readers thanks to dogs.
2 Investigator Dave Savini took helmets belonging to a middle-school player and had them tested at a Virginia lab. The outcome raises concerns for many young players.
There is no school again Tuesday for public school students in Waukegan as a teachers strike will enter its 12th day.
The Waukegan teachers strike drags on and is now approaching the two week mark.
A new report claims to show that Chicago charter schools are lagging behind their traditional public counterparts, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
The number of school closings in Chicago is leading some to say the city needs an elected school board.
A viral infection is being blamed for more than a hundred sick kids at a school in Schererville, Ind.
A strike by Waukegan teachers will continue for a sixth say as the school district confirms schools will be closed again on Thursday.
With Monday likely to be the hottest day of the year so far, many schools that have already started the new school year have adjusted their schedules to get kids out of class early.
Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, pediatricians say. More than 40 percent of the nation’s public high schools start classes before 8 a.m.
Debate over a gun shop location in Niles is not so much a case of “not in my back yard,” as it is “not near my school,” CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Most people would agree that a child’s education is priceless, but how much is too much to pay school superintendents?
The Illinois School Superintendent says he needs one billion dollars more and lawmakers are talking about giving him one million less, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Romeoville Police Chief Mark Turvey said investigators haven’t yet determined a motive for the shooting of a 33-year-old woman and her 15-year-old daughter as they were getting ready to go to school.