The northwest suburban school board voted narrowly Tuesday to keep the books. Book bans nationally often target books with LGBTQ content.
Administrators are preparing for everyone — whether they’re still struggling or seem fine — and paying attention to both students and staff.
Illinois has managed to stay ahead of a national teacher shortage, but a closer look as schools restart reveals a lot of churn and burnout.
Experts say recovering from gun violence can be long and slow. Strong support is vital, but often isn’t as available where shootings are more common.
WBEZ is exploring the challenging questions young children ask. Today, a six-year-old wants to know how it all began.
A group of teens says it’s not enough to just talk about the rise in mental health issues during the pandemic. They say schools must do better.
WBEZ asked three Chicago Public Schools graduates to look back on their time in school through comedy.
WBEZ is digging into the tough questions young kids ask. Today, we explore a question asked to a mom who was once the mayor’s press secretary.
‘Would that happen here?” one student asked. “You are in a building of adults who will do whatever it takes to keep you safe,” I told them.
Some teens at Waubonsie Valley High are so into the project that teachers have to prod them to leave the prairie and go to their other classes.