Party places that ramp up the fun around Chicago

If your birthday boy or girl likes to get dizzy, these birthday party places are the perfect choice. Read...

 

Chocolate bunnies are enough: Chicago mom is over Easter excessiveness

25 percent stuffed animal, 25 percent stickers, 25 percent chocolate and 25 percent fake grass filler. That's a five-star Easter basket if you ask Keely.  Read...

 

Chicago area students find benefits are many at non-traditional schools

Nontraditional schools offer different approaches to learning for a new generation of students. Read...

 

Tips for parents of college-bound students

If you are a parent of a child headed to high school or college, you probably have a list of questions already formulating in your head: Which school is right for us? How do I make sure my child is academically and socially prepared? Are all these honor classes really worth it? Read...

 

Chicago schools using dynamic approaches to learning

Educators are rising to the challenge and keeping kids engaged through innovation and creativity Read...

 

Schools teach to a wide range of learning styles

Chicago area schools know that approaching a student as an individual is key to accommodating various learning styles. Read...

 

Creative ideas for fundraisers at your kid's school

Chicago area schools share some of their fundraising success stories. Read...

 

Chicago area faith-based schools teach beyond the books

As teachers at many public schools frantically teach through the fast-paced curriculums of subjects such as math and science, the staff at faith-based schools throughout the area are realizing the need to teach their students more. Read...

 

Focus on nutrition boosts grades, students’ health in Chicago and suburbs

More and more schools are realizing the importance of school meal programs and are changing to meet kids' needs. Read...

 
 

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