Chicago Ridge Grandmother Furious After Nonverbal Boy With Autism Was Unaccounted For On School Bus For An Hour And 40 MinutesA Chicago Ridge grandmother is outraged after her nonverbal 4-1/2-year-old grandson was unaccounted for over a period of an hour and 40 minutes, when he was supposed to be on a school bus heading home.
Parents Of Children With Special Needs Say Porter County Education Services Is Denying Their Kids Medical Professionals In Classrooms, Despite No Additional CostA little girl with special needs is at the center of a days-long legal fight that begins Monday morning in Northwest Indiana. It's all about what her family claims is unfair treatment at her public school, and we discovered they're not the only parents frustrated.
Chicago Teachers Union Sues CPS, Betsy Devos Over COVID-19 Special Education RequirementsThe lawsuit contends CPS policies interfere with the education of students with special needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Special Education Teacher Says She's Striking For More Nurses, Because 'I Administer Tests, Not Insulin'For some teachers, this isn’t their first trip to the picket line – but some said this strike is different, because there are specific conditions they are fighting for now.
Parent Baffled After CPS Intercepts Emails To Son's Case Manager Before DeliveryA Chicago Public Schools parent could not understand why her emails were not getting to her son’s case manager.
Is Driver Shortage To Blame For School Buses Showing Late, Or Never, For CPS Kids?The excitement to catch the school bus is quickly becoming a nightmare for hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students.
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.