| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Six elementary schools in the Chicago Archdiocese are slated to close at the end of the school year, and more could join that list before the end of the month, officials said Thursday.
Sister Mary Paul McCaughey, superintendent of Chicago Catholic...
| Jan 1, 2014
Born cocaine-exposed and 3 months premature at 1 pound, 12 ounces, Andrea Goodell was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6. Medications weren't the answer for her. Now at age 25, she tells us about learning other ways to manage the disorder while growing up in...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Lehigh professor Steven Sametz was featured on CBS News over the weekend in a,segment on his "A Child's Requiem" he is composing in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown. Sametz grew up in......
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that $800,000 will be allocated to reconfigure and expand the parking area at Seven Oaks Elementary School in Perry Hall.
Design work will be done in 2014, with construction likely occurring in the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:22 PM
“Peeps in Paradise,” a model of a cruise ship featuring Peeps playing shuffleboard and sun bathing, made by fifth grade students from St. Joseph the Worker school took the Peep-les choice in 2013 Peeps Diorama Competition. The creative...
| Dec 22, 2013
A soft electronic buzz filled the air in a classroom at Glen Grove Elementary School on a recent Thursday morning as a silver machine in the back of the room created, layer-by-layer, intricate neon-green objects.
The portable 3-D printer making the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Towson community leaders and school advocates are taking stock of the recent announcement that Cromwell Valley Elementary will change from a countywide magnet school to a neighborhood school with a magnet program — the latest piece of the school...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A beloved Chicago icon lay on its deathbed Sunday, counting down the waning moments of life as mourners stopped by to pay their last respects.
"Today's emotional for me, because Uncle Fun represents a part of Chicago that I really love," said Erik...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:57 PM
It's official—only seven more shopping days until Christmas, eight if you count today. If you're scrambling to find last-minute gifts, consider books by local authors. We've focused in recent months on popular genres, but this week I'd like to share...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Rosa Estrada wanted some serious changes at her child's Cudahy elementary school. She joined efforts last fall demanding new leadership amid complaints that the principal had failed to address campus bullying, boost academic performance or work...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The success of the Burbank Coordinating Council Holiday Basket Program is due to the participation of many hundreds of people along with service clubs, PTAs, scout troops, churches and more. You are all so wonderful and amazing!
A lion's share of the...