Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Parents Call For Chicago Public Schools To Fix Special Education ProgramStudent advocates say special education in Chicago’s public schools is broken and needs to be fixed.
Chicago Man Charged With Stealing From Lisle Special Ed SchoolKenan Bektasevic, 29, was charged with two felony counts of burglary for stealing from Giant Steps, 2500 Cabot Drive in Lisle, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Aldermen Call For Claypool's Ouster, Accuse CPS Of Stiffing Special Needs KidsCalls for Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool to resign or be fired are growing louder, with some coming from city aldermen.
Crystal Lake Middle School Misprints Yearbook Leaving Out Special Education StudentsThe yearbook for a Crystal Lake middle school came out this week, but there were some big omissions - a number of students had been left out.
After CPS Partially Cut Pre-K Special Ed Transit, Officials To ReinstateThis summer, CPS yanked transportation from almost all those preschoolers.
Increased Job Opportunities In Chicago For Special Education TeachersWendy Gonzales, teacher at Orozco Academy in Chicago, offers some insight into how an advanced degree, and additional specialization can help further a career in education.
State Considers Change In Special Needs Student PolicyThousands of people are protesting a proposed change for special education classrooms.
State Board Of Education Could Lift Cap On Class Size For Special EdState law currently caps the number of special needs kids in classes catered to them (varies depending on disability), as well as requiring no more than 30 percent special ed students in general classes.
Continuing Education Helps Chicago Teacher Stay Up-To-Date With Learning StylesA suburban kindergarten teacher discusses the importance of continuing education for teachers.
Need For Special-Ed Teachers Provides Opportunities For MillennialsYoung people right out of college call it a crisis as the unemployment rate among the millennials is high. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports there is a profession with lots of job openings, but the work is very demanding.
CPS Boss: Special Needs Students Will Keep Teachers After School ClosingsThe head of the Chicago Public School system has been trying to reassure parents of students with special needs that they won't suffer if their current schools are consolidated or closed.
CPS Pledges To Invest In Schools That Receive Students From ClosingsAs the Chicago Public Schools prepares to announce its final list of schools that will be closed or consolidated at the end of the school year, district officials were promising investments for schools that receive affected students.
Downstate Teacher In Trouble Over Soiled Underwear IncidentA downstate special education teacher is in trouble with school officials, after ordering pupils to remove and present their underwear in order to find out who had soiled his pants.
Chicago Schools Cancel Classes For First Time Since 1999Chicago Public Schools classes have been canceled for Wednesday--for the first time since 1999--as the Blizzard of 2011 blows into Chicago.