Mayor Wants Gary Schools To Demolish Abandoned BuildingsPolice discovered a homicide victim inside one of the abandoned schools in November.
State Schools To Receive 5,000 Tree SeedlingsThe program helps offset the loss of trees that are removed or otherwise affected by IDOT construction and maintenance work.
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.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
Alabama Plan To Arm School Principals Draws Mixed ReactionAt least one local school district near Dayton, Ohio, has installed gun safes in schools so workers can get to weapons if a shooting occurs.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
School Apologizes For 'Most Likely To Bomb The U.S.' Yearbook SuperlativeMuslim student at Arizona school voted 'Most Likely to Bomb the U.S.' in yearbook
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.
Illinois Lawmaker: Fewer School Cops, More Services For Students In the wake of the Florida shooting, you may be surprised to learn there's a proposal in Illinois that could reduce the number of police officers in schools.
Police To Get Rid Of "Booking Rooms" in Illinois SchoolsA new state law will get rid of so-called "Police booking rooms" in Illinois schools, something advocates say results in "criminalizing" students unnecessarily.
Attorney Generals Call For Help For Students Victimized By For-Profit SchoolsTop Democrats in Illinois said the Trump Administration is getting poor grades on protecting students victimized by unscrupulous for-profit colleges.
Rauner Signs School Lead Testing MandateIt's legislation that aims to prevent children from being exposed to lead poisoning in their drinking water.
Archdiocese Wrestles With Changing School TrendsArchdiocese leaders acknowledge they must change the way they operate to keep their doors open. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
War Of Words Continues Between Governor Rauner, CPSGovernor Bruce Rauner is continuing his war of words with Chicago Public School officials over a state investigation of the CPS budget, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
School Funding Overhaul Again Faces Long Odds In SpringfieldLawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the state's outdated school funding formula, a nearly 30 year old system that nearly everyone agrees penalizes students in poorer districts.