Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Parents Slam CPS Plans To Spend Nearly $10M On Office FurnitureThe Chicago Public Schools’ plan to more than double its budget for office furniture was not sitting well with parents, especially those who believe schools are being shortchanged.
Little Village Teachers, Parents To Boycott ISATTeachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.
Some Englewood Parents Succeeding, Despite Atmosphere Of ViolenceCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker talks with some Englewood parents to see how they're successfully raising their kids in a challenging environment.
Hearing Begins On School Closing LawsuitsA federal judge has begun a hearing on two lawsuits seeking to block plans to close 49 elementary schools, with testimony expected to last for up to four days.
Principal Apologizes After Shaming Girls For Length Of ShortsParents at one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the state are upset that their principal shamed some students over the length of their shorts.
Parents Say School Cuts Have Them Considering Move To SuburbsA group of parents and several local elected officials teamed up Tuesday to call for an end to severe budget cuts at the Chicago Public Schools.
Parents Protest School Budget Cuts, Seek State Audit Of CPS BudgetClaiming the move to close 49 elementary schools won’t save any money, opponents of the Emanuel administration’s plans protested outside CPS headquarters on Monday, asking state leaders to step in.
CPS Legally Leaves Door Open To Keeping 10 Of 50 Schools OpenUntil a new judge can be assigned to a lawsuit filed by the Chicago Teachers Union and parents from 10 elementary schools, CPS attorneys agreed the district wouldn’t take any permanent actions at the schools in question.
Parents Of Schools Set To Close Want Kids Enrolled At Pritzker On North SideA group of parents from three elementary schools that are closing on the South Side took a trip to the North Side on Thursday, and tried to enroll their kids at a school whose name is synonymous with wealth and privilege.
Parents Have Options If Their Child's School Is ClosingThere is uncertainty, confusion and questions among many parents in the Chicago Public Schools system. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports on the options available to them.
Teachers Head To Springfield To Urge Halt To School ClosingsA group of about 50 teachers, parents and students from the Chicago Public Schools boarded a bus to Springfield Tuesday morning, to make their voices heard about school closings.
CPS Email To Parents Directs Them To Adult Web SiteThe Chicago Public Schools system has apologized for sending an email to parents that included a typo in a web link that sent them to an erotic website as a result.
Parents, Teachers Rally To Save Neighborhood SchoolsThere were rallies at schools across the city today as parents and teachers organize to save neighborhood schools.
Parents Meet With Principal After Teen Arrested For Gun At SchoolParents were attending a meeting at John Marsh Elementary School on Friday, after complaining that they weren’t officially notified about a teen’s arrest for bringing a gun to school until after they’d read about it on Facebook.