Spring Break

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Touts Safe Haven Programs During Spring Break

The program will offer activities for about 10,000 students while they’re off school for a week from April 14 to April 18.

04/03/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Chicago For Spring Break

Here is just a sampling of five reasons why you should choose Chicago this year for your spring break getaway.

03/08/2014

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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

Cancun Nighlife (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

Spring Break Staycation Ideas

Spring Break is coming up soon for many families and if you’re not lucky enough to jet out of town for vacation – no worries.

03/03/2013

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Ask The Expert: Best Ways To Prepare For A Spring Break Staycation In Chicago

Spring break vacations can be the highlight of the year for families, couples and singles alike. Instead of opting for an expensive location in a faraway travel location, take advantage of the locations within the Chicago area.

02/23/2013

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Emanuel Blames Teachers For Spring Break Switch

Mayor Emanuel says parents can blame striking teachers for the disruptive schedule changes officials have made to make up lost days.

10/04/2012

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Best Of Spring Break Fashion

Warmth is in the air. Though Spring is always a hit or miss season with 60 degrees one day and snow the next, spring vacation offers a guaranteed week of sunshine. Just like the first day of school, spring vacation outfits are planned weeks in advance. From new suits to sandals, here are a few trends to get you started this vacation season. Each piece featured below is priced under $50. Happy sunning!

03/14/2012

A view of Beau Vallon beach in Mahe on March 5, 2012. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Spring Break Getaway Deals Are Still Out There

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker found some great last-minute bargains up for grabs.

03/08/2012

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Cops In Uniform While Public Schools On Spring Break

Chicago Police officers were expected to be more visible next week, while public school students are on spring break.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2011