A group of about 50 teachers, parents and students from the Chicago Public Schools boarded a bus to Springfield Tuesday morning, to make their voices heard about school closings.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel seemed unfazed Thursday by a newspaper report showing nine out of ten students attending the Chicago public schools targeted for closure are African Americans.
Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.
The boys, 15 and 16, touched the girl’s breasts, buttocks and tired to slip their hands into her pants, police said.
Several students studying at the College of DuPage to become ultrasound technicians say they’ve wasted thousands of dollars in the program and are considering a lawsuit against the college.
Eighteen elementary school students became ill Wednesday, and 16 of them were taken to the hospital, after apparently ingesting nicotine mints used to help smokers quit.
Two Loyola University students admitted Tuesday that they socialized with the man they have accused of sexually assaulting them in the days after the alleged attack in their dorm rooms on the school’s Lake Shore campus.
Two more CPS students were killed during a weekend that began with a visit from the president to bemoan Chicago’s violent streets.
Police can safeguard students “crossing gang boundaries” to get to new schools after their Chicago Public Schools are closed, but there’s a “lot of work to do to make it happen,” Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday.
The caravan carrying 1,300 students and 52 staffers started leaving the DeKalb campus shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, and was expected to arrive in Miami around 1 p.m. Monday.
Students at a northwest suburban high school were sent home Wednesday, after a series of bomb threats were called in to the school.
There are more than 28,000 iPads being used in Chicago Public Schools, and some of the students who use them each day are as young as three years old. Is all that screen time good for toddlers, and their little hands? CBS 2’s Chris Martinez went to a Chicago classroom to find out.
Seven students suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash on the Near West Side, about two blocks west of the United Center.
CBS 2’s Mike Parker talks with parents and their kids about the news that the teachers’ strike will continue into its second week.
School may be out, but some students have managed to keep learning this week by taking advantage of educational resources available.
A number of Crystal Lake high school students are facing disciplinary action for sexting.
Parents have been taking their kids to 144 “Children First” sites for alternative activities and meals, but it turns out picketing teachers are showing up at the sites too.
Chicago Public Schools students who took part in summer anti-violence programs gathered at the South Side Community Arts Center Friday to celebrate their accomplishments.
Chicago Public Schools students will be able to ride CTA buses and trains for free on the first day of school.
A man has surrendered to police in connection with the armed robbery of three students at Northwestern University in Evanston.