Pritzker, Education Leaders Introduce 'Act Of God' Days Amid COVID-19 Absences"These are unprecedented times, but we are all together with the goal of caring for students. Our organizations are truly inspired by the phenomenal cooperation shown across the state and encourage all of our members to be reasonable, creative, and generous while determining what’s best for our students in Illinois."
Butler College Prep Kids Get Scholarship SurpriseDuring the "Draft Day" presentation, UIC offered those students full ride scholarships to study education as part of their Call Me MiSTER program.
Many Substitute Teachers Fill CPS Classrooms, Hundreds Of CPS Employees Wait For Background ChecksMany regular teachers are not teaching students because their background checks have not yet been cleared.
Illinois Launches Program To Help Students Choose CollegeCollege-bound students and their families now can consult an online program to determine the post-graduate economics of attending school in Illinois.
Syrian Refugee Students Say Attending School Is A MiracleFor local Syrian refugee students heading back to school, it is a chance to escape the violence of their Syrian homes and start fresh.
Young Entrepreneurs Work To Transform Their CommunitiesYoung entrepreneurs are learning how to create opportunities, not just for themselves, but for their communities.
Suburban Bus Aide Faces Felony For Choking StudentA bus aide is facing felony charges after being accused of choking an 11-year-old boy during an incident in south suburban Floosmoor last month.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
4-Year-Old Spontaneously Takes The Lead, Teaches Older Kids PlanetsCayden walked confidently to the front of the room, climbed on a chair, and began listing the planets, encouraging students to follow his lead.
Gov. Rauner Surprised Board Of Ed Report Didn’t Recommend State Takeover Of CPSGovernor Bruce Rauner is baffled that the Illinois State Board of Education says Chicago Public School finances don't warrant a school takeover, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
More And More Students See Advantages Of Taking Gap Year Before Going To CollegeCBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on how to know if a gap year is the right move.