Indiana lawmakers are again considering a push to require the teaching of cursive writing by the state’s schools.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson sounds off on lawmakers and their inability to help keep schools running.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel blasted the NRA’s suggestion that school shootings can be prevented by placing an armed security officer at every school building across the United States.
The state’s largest teachers’ union is pledging to fight any attempt to allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom.
The deadly school shooting spree last week in Connecticut prompted Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a review of school safety measures in the state.
A health scare for parents and students in the far west suburbs: Tests turned up the bacteria that causes legionnaires’ disease at three separate schools.
An investigation finds a disproportionate number of black and Hispanic high school students are turned over to police for infractions that result in other students being less severely disciplined.
Chicago Public School students will be back in class tomorrow, after the Chicago Teachers Union voted to end its strike this afternoon.
CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley talks with a variety of people who would love to see schools reopen for classes.
Plainfield Police Chief John Konopek has withdrawn his request to be allowed to install locked gun safes in three of District 202’s four high schools and its alternative school, Plainfield Academy.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a teachers strike can be avoided, and he’s denying a published report that a strike would shorten the tenure of his schools CEO.
Chicago’s school chief today denied reports that his job is on the line if talks with the teachers union break down.
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.