Special Education

Increased Job Opportunities In Chicago For Special Education TeachersWendy Gonzales, teacher at Orozco Academy in Chicago, offers some insight into how an advanced degree, and additional specialization can help further a career in education.
State Considers Change In Special Needs Student PolicyThousands of people are protesting a proposed change for special education classrooms.
State Board Of Education Could Lift Cap On Class Size For Special EdState law currently caps the number of special needs kids in classes catered to them (varies depending on disability), as well as requiring no more than 30 percent special ed students in general classes.
Continuing Education Helps Chicago Teacher Stay Up-To-Date With Learning StylesA suburban kindergarten teacher discusses the importance of continuing education for teachers.
Need For Special-Ed Teachers Provides Opportunities For MillennialsYoung people right out of college call it a crisis as the unemployment rate among the millennials is high. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports there is a profession with lots of job openings, but the work is very demanding.
CPS Boss: Special Needs Students Will Keep Teachers After School ClosingsThe head of the Chicago Public School system has been trying to reassure parents of students with special needs that they won't suffer if their current schools are consolidated or closed.
CPS Pledges To Invest In Schools That Receive Students From ClosingsAs the Chicago Public Schools prepares to announce its final list of schools that will be closed or consolidated at the end of the school year, district officials were promising investments for schools that receive affected students.
Downstate Teacher In Trouble Over Soiled Underwear IncidentA downstate special education teacher is in trouble with school officials, after ordering pupils to remove and present their underwear in order to find out who had soiled his pants.
Chicago Schools Cancel Classes For First Time Since 1999Chicago Public Schools classes have been canceled for Wednesday--for the first time since 1999--as the Blizzard of 2011 blows into Chicago.
Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!
CBS Sports Radio RoundupGet your latest sports talk from across the country.

Listen Live