Nine-year-old Asean Johnson speaks out against Chicago Public Schools closings
1:51 PM - May 22
Asean Johnson, whose school has since been spared, brings a rally crowd to its feet during a speech about the potential school closings.
Adler Planetarium celebrates summer and science with 100 Days of Wonder
1:56 PM - May 17
Keeping kids learning during the summer can be a challenge, but the planetarium has developed a new program to help parents explore and enjoy science with their children.
Chicago parents occupy CPS headquarters in a push for more recess time
10:39 AM - April 18
Some schools haven't had play time for decades, which parents and child-development experts say is stunting intellectual and social growth.
Proposed school start age could put Illinois among the earliest in the country
12:11 PM - April 12
Illinois could soon join nine other states with a required school start age at five-years-old.
How much it costs to raise a child [Infographic]
12:32 PM - April 10
Parents can expect to spend between $200,000 and $500,000 on a child from birth to age 17. Plus, college costs.
Chicago dad helps Afghan girls go to college
12:46 PM - March 26
Dusty Huscher has helped 23 girls in Afghanistan attend college this year.
The stress of when to enroll your child in kindergarten
11:46 AM - March 26
For parents of kids with late summer or early fall birthdays, when do you decide it's time to start the big K?
How to choose an online tutoring site
2:41 PM - January 22
Feeling helpless when it comes to your child's homework? Online tutoring might be the solution.
CPS sees positive results from new safety measures
4:04 PM - December 17
The district's new holistic approach to safety led to significant reductions in serious student infractions, in-school student arrests and suspensions.
Books for Kids brings the library to Chicago families
11:46 AM - October 29
Getting to the library can be difficult for some families, so a new program brings books closer to home.