Dr. Sheela Raja was live in the studio to talk about ways to cope with anxiety.
Mass Shooting Anxiety, Coping With FearDr. Sheela Raja was live in the studio to talk about ways to cope with anxiety.
Bond Measured In Years And InchesKamren Sykes was once a baby-faced third grader, but now he towers over his friend and mentor Jin Nam.
Mayor Lightfoot Introduces New CPS School BoardChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the names of members of the Chicago Public School Board. At the helm is former Illinois State Senator Miguel del Valle, who is also a CPS graduate.
3 Hammond Schools To Close Amid $10 Million DeficitThree schools in Hammond will close for good this summer, and more than 100 staff positions will be cut, due to a budget deficit of more than $10 million. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
Hinsdale OKs $140 Million Referendum For School District 86With school sports and activities on the line, voters in west suburban Hinsdale approved a $140 million referendum to fund improvements at two high schools in District 86. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
3 More Colleges Added To Chicago Star Scholarship ProgramThe city created the Star Scholarship in 2015, so CPS students can start working on a degree at City Colleges at no cost.
Geneva Teachers Strike Appears Near EndTeachers in west suburban Geneva have announced a tentative deal to end the first strike ever in District 304. However, schools will remain closed for a fifth day.
Teachers Strike In Geneva Could Begin Second WeekA federal mediator came to the bargaining table Sunday after the Geneva District 304 and the Geneva Education Association failed to reach a deal Friday.
Acero Teachers Strike EndsThe strike, which started last Tuesday, is officially over, meaning 500 school employees will be back at work Monday.
Teachers On Strike For First Time Ever In GenevaTeachers at Geneva School District 304 went on strike overnight, after contract negotiations broke down over a lack of progress on salary issues. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Teachers On Strike In GenevaTeachers at Geneva School District 304 went on strike overnight, after contract negotiations broke down over a lack of progress on salary issues. The strike impacts more than 5,800 students at nine schools in west suburban Geneva. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Acero Charter Schools Teachers On StrikeMore than 500 teachers and other staff at Acero charter schools were walking the picket line on Tuesday, after launching the nation’s first teachers strike at a charter school network. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
National Teacher's Academy Parents, Students Fight Closure PlanA judge is expected to rule Monday afternoon on an effort to block Chicago Public Schools officials from closing a South Loop elementary school, and converting it into a high school. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Parents Fight Plan To Close National Teacher's AcademyParents and students want their voices heard over a decision to convert a South Loop elementary school into a high school.
Proposal To Arm Teachers In Illinois FailsSupporters of the move say it could keep students safe from school violence, but opponents say there has to be another way.
CPS Students Head Back To SchoolIt's back to school today for hundreds of thousands of students in Chicago Public Schools, and the new school year brings several changes to the third largest school district in the country. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Tips From Limor Suss On Preparing Healthy Back To School LunchesMany students in the suburbs are already back at school, and Chicago Public Schools begin in in a couple weeks. One concern many parents have as they prepare for the return of school is whether their kids are eating a healthy lunch. Lifestyle expert Limor Suss has some ways to pack a nutritious lunch .
Report: 20,000 Freshman Seats Still Vacant At Chicago Public SchoolsWith less than three weeks before the start of class for Chicago Public Schools students, approximately 20,000 freshman seats are still vacant at district high schools. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Goodman Using Ibsen Play To Test The Waters Of Science In TheaterIt's not something you expect to see at a theater, but the Goodman has set up a science lab to help high school students understand its latest production; a classic that has relevance today.
Apple Unveils New Lower Cost iPad For Schools At Lane TechApple has announced a new more affordable iPad model aimed at students, at a special event at Lane Tech High School, a rare product reveal held away from its California headquarters. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Catholic Church Closing 5 Chicago Area Schools This SummerMore than 600 students will be looking for a new school in the fall, after the Chicago Archdiocese announced it will close five Catholic schools at the end of the school year. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Five Chicago Area Catholic Schools To Close This SummerMore than 600 students will be looking for a new school in the fall, after the Chicago Archdiocese announced it will close five Catholic schools at the end of the school year. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Britain Starts First Outdoor Nursery SchoolWhen it comes to schools, there are many options: public, private, Montessori, charter, Waldorf to name a few; but a nursery school in Britain is taking an entirely new approach to education. CBS 2's Teri Okita reports.
Homework Debate: How Much Is Too Much?Did your kids finish their homework last night? The amount of homeowrk required for students is a hot topic at many elementary schools. Parents and teachers are divided if it's beneficial for younger children. CBS 2's Nikki Battiste reports.
Amid Support Staff Strike, District 15 Moves Up Contract TalksOfficials at Palatine School District 15 and the union representing support staff out on strike have agreed to resume negotiations two days earlier than originally planned.
Aldermen Want Claypool Fired As CPS BossTwo aldermen called for Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool to be ousted ahead of Wednesday's school board meeting, amid a controversy over spending on consultants while cutting funds for special education programs.
Judge Rules All District 15 School Support Staff Can Join StrikeMore than 150 school support staff have rejoined a strike in Palatine, after a judge lifted an order that temporarily forced them back to work for a week. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
Claypool Blamed For Drop In Special Education FundingChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool could face pressure to resign at Wednesday's school board meeting, amid a controversy over funding for special education programs. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Museum Of Science And Industry Teaching Forensics At Elementary SchoolsThe Museum of Science and Industry is turning classrooms full of kids into crime labs as part of an effort to highlight careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.