The governor said all Illinois schools be closed for two weeks from March 17 to March 30 due to coronavirus concerns.
The Chicago Teachers Union says Chicago Public Schools should join other school districts in Illinois and close amid COVID-19 concerns.
The snafu raises questions about whether CPS can reach all students at other schools if someone in their building has COVID-19.
A Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois has named a new species of bug, known for vibrant colors and strange shapes, after Lady Gaga.
Colleges and universities across Chicagoland are preparing in case they need to shift classes online as the coronavirus spreads.
Parents of students from Vaughn Occupational High School who are under quarantine worry about the isolation their children are facing.
Twenty-four Chicago charter campuses went on strike for the first time last winter. A year later, schools are adjusting to a new reality.
A bill to make it harder for Illinois schools to have Native American mascots is making its way through the state legislature.
The CPS inspector general has raised the specter of cheating or gaming, but school district officials strongly defend district test results.
School without letter grades is often associated with private schools, but more public schools are trying this progressive style of grading.