The Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago School Board may be at loggerheads when it comes to a new contract, but in schools where classes have already begun, it’s all business.
Gov. Quinn has signed a law that will allow school officials and law enforcement authorities to share juvenile criminal records on a limited basis.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
Teachers and the Chicago Public Schools have reached an agreement on a longer school day, eliminating a major roadblock toward a contract.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’s happy—but not satisfied—with the latest test schools from the Chicago Public Schools.
A funeral today for a suspected gang member has put several schools in Evergreen Park on alert.
It’s not just regular motorists who are exceeding 20 mph speed limits within school safety zones. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.
It’s two weeks away from the NATO summit, and at least one Chicago private school has already made the decision not to open Monday May 21. Another is considering putting up a fence, CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Leadfoots look out, speed cameras are coming to Chicago this summer.
Virtually all parts of state government would be forced to cut spending under a budget outline approved by the Illinois House.
A standoff between a gunman in police in west suburban Bensenville — which prompted officials to place four nearby schools on lockdown — ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon when a 36-year-old man was arrested.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says state education officials are proving his point about “turning around” some poorly performing Chicago Public schools.
All 400,000 students in the Chicago Public Schools system may be headed to classes year-round, on a brand-new calendar for everyone. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks might have run into a minor roadblock.
Nearly a dozen students from Vernon Hills High School were getting the word out to drivers Wednesday – school zones are no-cell phone zones in Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the City of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not commenting directly on whether it is appropriate for faith-based groups that are backing of his education agenda to get millions of dollars worth of city contracts.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would allow the city to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel spent the day Sunday touting his multi-million dollar capital school program.
Illinois’ two U.S. Senators plan to introduce legislation to make it easier for kids with allergies to get the help they need.
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