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Elementary Teacher Is Challenged & Rewarded By Her Students Daily

Teaching is a rewarding and challenging profession. The day does not end when students walk out the door, however, as Chrissy Olson so eloquently states, “No career is more satisfying than being a teacher.”

06/22/2015

Eric Shank Van Eenige (Credit: Chicago Police)

Chicago Public Schools Teacher Charged With Child Pornography

Eric Shank Van Eenige, 39, faces two felony counts of possession of child pornography with a victim under the age of 13, according to Chicago Police.

06/18/2015

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Teacher Dies Of Heart Disease While At West Side School

James Dasher, 58, collapsed while at work at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

02/27/2015

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Prosecutors: Junior High Teacher Sexually Abused Two Former Students

Cara Labus met the victims while she was a teacher and basketball coach at Jerling Junior High School in Orland Park, prosecutors claim.

01/23/2015

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster with Crest Hill computer science teacher Tara Linney at an Hour of Code event in December. (Credit: U.S. Rep. Bill Foster's Office)

Computer Science Teacher To Be Foster’s Guest At State Of The Union

Congressman Bill Foster will host a teacher as his special guest Tuesday night for President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address.

01/20/2015

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Increased Job Opportunities In Chicago For Special Education Teachers

Wendy 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.

09/22/2014

Simeon Career Academy High School was evacuated as a precaution after a teacher and a student suffered minor burns in a small chemical explosion. (Credit: CBS)

Simeon High School Evacuated After Small Chemical Explosion

A South Side high school was evacuated Friday afternoon, after a small explosion, Chicago Public Schools officials said.

09/05/2014

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Hampshire Teacher Accused Of Improper Behavior With Student

The Hampshire Police Department confirmed the department was working with Community School District 300 and the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office regarding allegations reported by the school district.

05/08/2014

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Tinley Park H.S. Coach Accused Of Sex Assault Released On Bail

A Tinley Park High School teacher and coach posted bond Monday night, after appearing in court on charges of having sex with an underage female student.

03/11/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Tinley Park H.S. Teacher/Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

Bond was set at $250,000 Monday afternoon for a Tinley Park High School teacher and coach who was arrested for having sex with an underage female student.

03/10/2014

Brandon Brown (Booking Photo)

Ex-Coach Acquitted In 2010 Sex Assault Case

Former Waukegan High School physical education teacher and coach Brandon Brown was acquitted Thursday of having sex with one of his students in 2010 when she was 17 years old.

02/21/2014

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Bolingbrook Student, 14, Pulls BB Gun On Teacher Over Grade: Police

After making the threat, the student retreated to a washroom, where police found him.

01/30/2014

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Lane Tech Coach Investigated For Inappropriate Contact With Student

Sources tell CBS 2 the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has been notified. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

01/23/2014

Brother Rice High School teacher Al Filan. (Credit: brotherrice.org)

Autopsy: Longtime Brother Rice Teacher Stabbed To Death

A longtime Brother Rice teacher found dead in his home.

01/22/2014

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School Officials Save Life Of Boy, 7, Whose Heart Stopped

By all accounts, Jackson Bartke seemed to be a normal, healthy, 7-year-old second-grader. But his heart stopped during gym class on Nov. 19. He collapsed.

12/27/2013

Amber Kraus, 30, of Mundelein. (Credit: Grayslake Police)

Former Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Of Student

Kraus was arrested this fall and charged with sexual assault of a student between the ages of 13 and 17 at her former home in Grayslake.

12/13/2013

Jordan Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

Two Rogers Park School Staffers Step Down Following Texting Scandal

A teacher and an assistant principal at Jordan Community School in the Rogers Park neighborhood have resigned, following a text messaging scandal that came to light earlier this year.

11/08/2013

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Sandwich Teacher Wins State’s Top Education Honor

A northern Illinois second-grade teacher got the red carpet treatment when she returned to her classroom in Sandwich this week after being named the Illinois’ teacher of the year.

10/22/2013

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Skokie Students Mourn Teacher Who Died Of Cancer

Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.

09/10/2013

Bryan Tyman, 45, plead guilty to sending a sexually explicit photo to a teen. (Porter County Sheriff's Dept.)

Teacher Seeks Plea Deal For Allegedly Sexting With Students

A former middle school teacher changes his plea to guilty, hoping to receive six years probation for sexting with students.

09/04/2013

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