Faced with finding ways to erase millions in debt, one Northwest Indiana school district will transition to a four-day week over the summer.
Extra help for struggling students will be built into the school day, Chicago Public Schools said Thursday, announcing a change in the way it determines how children in key grades will be promoted.
It’s hard to imagine, but some children are going to school without air conditioning during this heat wave. Parents with children in summer school at William Penn Elementary School were gathering Thursday morning to speak out against what they’re calling “unbearable conditions” in the classrooms.
St. Rita of Cascia High School on the city’s Southwest Side was placed on lockdown Monday morning, over concerns that an armed intruder may have been inside.