Study: Most Illinois Kindergarteners Weren't Ready In 2017A new study by the Illinois Board of Education shows that less than a quarter of the state's children were fully prepared to enter kindergarten last year.
Bus Driver Drops Off Kindergartener At Fast-Food RestaurantTo grandmother’s house little Josiah was supposed to go. Instead, he was dropped off at a fast-food joint. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Woman Sues CPS, Claims Kindergartener Son Sexually Abused By ClassmateA woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Board of Education, claiming school officials failed to protect her son, after learning the kindergartener was being sexually abused by a classmate.
Morgan Park Kindergartners Meet Elderly Pen PalsMonica and Kate are new pen pals who met for the first time in person on Tuesday. Monica Joria is 100 years old. Kate is 5, and is in kindergarten at St. Cajetan Elementary School in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
CPS Mandates Sexual, Health Education For KindergartenSome people may think a five year old is too young for sex education. Administrators with Chicago Public schools do not.
CPS Finds $15M To Pay For All-Day KindergartenArt, music, computers classes -- it's a sacrifice many principals and parents have had to make in order to fund a full day of kindergarten. No more, though. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
New Program Integrates Math Lessons In All Subjects For PreschoolersWas math the one subject that simply didn't add up for you in school? Plenty of students struggle with mastering mathematics, but a new program is finding that starting early with a different approach can really pay off.
Parents Upset With CPS Policy On Age For KindergartenOne age doesn't fit all – that's what dozens of Chicago parents say about the Chicago Public Schools’ rigid policy about starting kindergarten at age five and no later.
Kindergartener Dropped Off At Wrong Stop After First Day Of SchoolA school bus driver dropped off a five-year-old boy at the wrong stop in Richton Park on the first day of kindergarten earlier this week.