The University of Illinois is opening an office in India to recruit undergrads and postgrads.
U Of I Opening Student Recruitment Office In IndiaThe University of Illinois is opening an office in India to recruit undergrads and postgrads.
CPS Students Will Be Required To Wear Masks When School ResumesThe Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that it will be requiring masks indoors for everyone when the 2021-22 school year begins on Aug. 30.
Face Masks Will Be Mandatory In Chicago Public Schools For New School YearThe Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that it will be requiring masks indoors for everyone when the 2021-22 school year begins on Aug. 30.
Parents Sound Off Over School Mask Rules In BarringtonIt is a debate happening at almost every school district in the state and around the country - what to do when it comes to masking this fall. On Wednesday night, there was no shortage of fireworks in Barrington when the issue came up. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Chicago Public Schools Says 2022 Budget Proposal Focuses On Schools, Students In Greatest NeedThe Chicago Public Schools said its new 2022 budget proposal sends resources to the schools and students who need them most.
Some Suburban School Districts Want Gov. Pritzker To Let Them, Not The State, Handle COVID SafetyLate last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced updated guidelines for schools to reopen safely — unvaccinated teachers and students will need to continue masking up, while those who are vaccinated can go without. But a growing chorus of administrators and parents are calling on the state to leave the choice up to them. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Dr. Janice Jackson Wraps Up Term As CEO Of Chicago Public SchoolsChicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson issued a farewell message Wednesday as she stepped down from her role at the end of the day.
Illinois State House Approves Elected School Board For ChicagoThe Illinois House of Representatives late Wednesday passed legislation that would create a fully elected school board in Chicago by 2027.
CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson Calls For Full-Time In-Person Learning For All Students This FallChicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson called Thursday night for a return to full-time in-school learning for students in the fall.
Southland College Prep Seniors Rack Up More Than $50 Million In Combined Merit ScholarshipsWe’ve shared a lot of life-changing struggles and defeats during the coronavirus pandemic. But on Wednesday, we learned about a group of high school seniors – we’re talking about teenagers – beat back in big ways. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports on their impressive scholarships and academic futures.
Chicago Public Schools Working On Plan To Vaccinate StudentsChicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Janice Jackson will soon step down as head of the nation’s third largest school district – amid a pandemic and a citywide vaccination effort. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on the plan under way to get students vaccinated.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Janice Jackson Leaving At End Of School YearMayor Lori Lightfoot said a search for a replacement is already under way. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson Stepping Down At End Of JuneAfter more than three years at the helm of the nation's third-largest school district, Dr. Janice Jackson is leaving as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
CPS Teachers Told To Report Vaccination Status; Meanwhile, Kids May Return To School Full-Time In FallIf you’re a Chicago Public Schools teacher, the school board wants to know your vaccination status, right now.
CPS High School Students To Return To In-Person Learning MondayThe Chicago Teachers Union announced Sunday that its rank-and-file members have ratified an agreement for high school students to return to in-person learning.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School In Waukegan To Be Renamed For John Lewis Instead Of Barack ObamaThe proposal to name the Waukegan school after former President Barack Obama did not go over well. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Students Speak Out After LGBTQ Pride Flags Are Removed At Chesterton SchoolPassionate students spoke out Monday night against the removal of gay pride flags at a middle school in Northwest Indiana.
CTU Wants To Delay Return Of CPS High School Students Amid COVID-19 SpikeA rapid rise in coronavirus cases in the Chicago area is a big concern for some Chicago teachers. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
CPS High School Students Set To Return To Class April 19, But COVID Rates Are Rising NowThe target date for Chicago Public Schools high school students to return to class is less than two weeks away. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there could be a new sticking point.
South Suburban School Board Votes To Oust Member For Alleged Illegal Campaign SolicitingDolton School District 149 voted to oust a current school board member for illegal campaign funding – and he’s not even up for reelection. CBS 2''s Jermont Terry reports.
Summer To End Early For CPS StudentsThe Chicago Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday approved a plan to start the 2021-2022 school year about a week early.
Some CPS Parents Have Doubts About Sending High School Students Back For In-Person LearningIn just a matter of hours, Chicago Public Schools parents must decide whether they are sending their children back to the classroom. But with so little time left in the school year, many are wondering whether it is even worth it. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
CPS Reports Progress With Getting Its Staff Vaccinated For COVID-19, But There Is A Long Way To GoChicago Public Schools leaders said Wednesday that the district is making progress in getting all of its employees vaccinated – or at least offering them vaccinations. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Why Did CTU Slam CPS High School Reopening Plan?A controversy over a plan to return high school students to in-person learning has left CPS leaders shaking their heads, and the Chicago Teachers Union blaming CPS for a bait-and-switch. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.