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No Lovin' Feeling... for Science Fair

Claire Wapole | Posted 02.07.2015 | Chicago
Claire Wapole

Hard to believe, but at one point in my life I was actually eager for my kids to participate in the Science Fair. So help me, it's true. I loved being in the Chicago Public School Science Fair when I was a kid.

CPS Gift Cards For Parent Participation: Bribe Or Benefit?

Posted 11.13.2012 | Chicago

Tuesday is report card pickup day at Chicago Public Schools and some area parents will be picking up an extra bonus along with their children's grades...

CPS Track E Schools Start Classes Monday

Posted 08.13.2012 | Chicago

For almost one third of Chicago Public Schools students, summer vacation ended Monday morning, when classes resumed at schools with year-round academi...

Students Denied Breakfast At School For Wearing 'Wrong' Shoes

CBS Chicago | Posted 07.10.2011 | Chicago

The Nicholson brothers only grab a quick snack before heading to class because they qualify for a full free breakfast at Adam Powell Grade School. It'...

Chicago Votes To Give Nearly Half A Million Chicago Students Free Breakfast | Joel Hood and Monica Eng, Tribune Reporters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Chicago's school board on Wednesday adopted a sweeping new program to offer free breakfasts in the classrooms of Chicago Public Schools' 410,000 stude...

Chicago Public School Officials Propose Eight-Hour School Day

Chicago Sun-Times | Science Codex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An eight-hour school day for kids? It could be headed to your local Chicago public elementary school. In an attempt to extend an unusually short in...