City hopes preschool for dads will help kids Sun Times. Fathers and fathers-to-be in Chicago's Englewood and Uptown communities will be able to attend evening preschool with their kids and get instruction on parenting and child development, thanks to a $2.5 million federal grant announced Thursday.
Districts struggle with HISD's new software Houston Chronicle. Chicago Public Schools, which has twice as many campuses as Houston, also began implementing Chancery software this school year, but it took a different approach and is reporting fewer complaints. Unlike Houston, Chicago school officials decided to phase in the software a few campuses at a time, over two years.
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