Fact Checking Ads: Gery Chico's Success RecordCritics point out Chico's law firm during those years became the biggest lobbyist at City Hall growing from 18 clients to almost 200.
Young CPS Students Alerted To Recess Monitor's Alleged Sex Abuse Via Email Meant For ParentsA sensitive email from a North Side principal to parents addressing a recess monitor's sex abuse allegations has accidentally landed in the email inboxes of young students at the school where an after-school worker allegedly touched a young girl.
New Colleges Added To Chicago STAR Scholarship ProgramSince the program launched in 2015, more than 6,000 students have been named STAR Scholars.
Former White House Economist Joins Chicago School BoardAustan Goolsbee is a professor at the University of Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his appointment to the school board Friday. Goolsbee says the Chicago school system is one of the city's "crown jewels."
BREAKING: Chicago Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with UNO and Acero ManagementChicago (CBS) -- The Chicago Teachers Union says they have reached a tentative agreement with UNO/Acero Charter Schools' management, potentially ending the nation's first ever charter school strike.
Power Outages Mean School Is Uncertain Tuesday At Some CPS SchoolsDangerously cold temperatures are moving in, and students at 20 Chicago Public Schools are still waiting to hear if their schools will have power restored in time for the start of the school day on Tuesday.
On Ferdinand Street, Kids Walk To School Surrounded By Drug DealersDrug deals every step of the way. How could this happen on a street that's always under the watchful eye of Chicago police? On a street designated as a Safe Passage for Chicago school kids?
Student With Down Syndrome, 7, Wanders Out Of Chicago School And Into Stranger's HomeA parent is outraged and wants answers from Chicago Public Schools officials after her 7-year old daughter--who has down syndrome-- escaped her school in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood Monday afternoon and walked into a stranger's home.
Lincoln Square Community Resists CPS Plans To Destroy Urban GardenPlans to expand a Chicago Public School in the Lincoln Square neighborhood have hit a roadblock after some neighbors are fighting to keep a piece of the community threatened by the project at Waters School.
Chance The Rapper Drives Lyft Around Chicago To Raise Money For CPSChance the Rapper surprised Chicago rideshare customers as he took a spin around the city as a Lyft driver.
Man Shot And Killed On CPS Safe Passage RouteA 22-year-old man was shot and killed along a Chicago Public School's safe passage route on the Chicago's southeast side on Wednesday.
Chance The Rapper Giving $1M To Boost Mental Health ServicesChance the Rapper says he's donating $1 million to help improve mental health services in Chicago.