A district on Chicago’s N. Shore is going through a tough time, and the outgoing supt. thinks some schools should be closed. Not everyone agrees.
The beating of a white, mentally disabled teen by 4 young black adults, broadcast on Facebook Live, has stirred outrage and concern.
IL took a step to reducing the red tape for teachers from other states who move to IL. It will be easier for them to get an IL license.
A civil rights group sues the Chgo. Public Schools to get info it says is vital to reducing the school-to-prison pipeline, esp. for African-Americans.
Surveys in IL show sexual harassment and bullying is a pattern in middle school. About 43 of students said they were victims of some form of verbal sexual harassment.
A few lawmakers in IL wonder whether it would be effective to require large school buses to come equipped with seat belts. Would it save lives?
Yes, reports of post-election hate fill the news, but there are some schools in IL that have used the election as an opportunity to learn and grow.
5–10 inches of snow fell in Chicago and Michigan this weekend, but schools were mostly planning to open Monday morning for the week’s classes.
A bomb threat at a west-suburban IL high school caused an evacuation last week. It follows within a month of false news reports
Students at Naperville North HS in IL became ill today after eating gummy bears that may have been laced with another substance.