Can playing sports like archery and handball cut down violent crimes among students? A new study shows some dramatic -- and positive -- results.
Promising Sports Program Cuts Violent Crime Arrests for Students
We asked if you would support a teachers' strike. We read what some of you had to say in Viewer Mail.
Nearly 90 percent of Chicago teachers authorize a strike. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.
New technology employed by an advocacy group aims to include parents in the education process.
We asked what you thought about students wearing saggy pants in school, and if CPS should enforce a stricter dress code. We read what some of you had to say in Viewer Mail.
Despite ongoing negotiations, WTTW11 has learned the Chicago Teachers Union plans to take a strike authorization vote next week. School reform advocates say this would circumvent state law. Elizabeth Brackett has this Chicago Tonight exclusive.
Some aldermen are pushing schools to ban saggy pants and any "gangster-style" clothing. We hear both sides of this emotional debate.
A nationwide essay competition pushes Chicago students to confront youth violence and its effects.
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis joins us to talk about a possible teachers' strike, pensions, longer school days and school reform.