UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A product made by UI grads could light up the way kids learn about electricity.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you drop out of high school, chances are you might take a shot at getting your GED.
GIFFORD -- A lot of families want to know what happens with school in the wake of this week's devastating storms.
URBANA -- Students at Martin Luther King Elementary are learning a life lesson through knitting.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- School leaders are getting ready to talk tuition.
CHAMPAIGN -- Schools around the state will soon use a new report card which was just unveiled Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Report cards for state schools came out this week.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state has ordered a consolidation of regional offices of education, but the process is taking longer than expected.
CHAMPAIGN -- High-schoolers at Centennial learned from a business leader instead of a book Thursday.
ILLINOIS -- The state will unveil a new report card at the end of the month.
Update: 10:13 pm, 10/12/13, Saturday CHAMPAIGN -- Fire Prevention Week safely came to a close Saturday.
ST. JOSEPH -- He thought his assignment would open the minds of his students. Instead, it's causing outrage nationwide.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students didn't want their special treat to end Tuesday. They were the first students to try a new teaching tool. It's called Education City.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- New students on campus are already setting records at UI.
SPRINGFIELD -- School districts are sharing student ISAT test scores, but parents and students could be disappointed.
ILLINOIS -- The state will get nearly $18-million to help with early childhood education.
CHAMPAIGN -- How do you make sure your child is set for kindergarten? Well, now there's an app for that.
MCLEAN COUNTY -- Big changes could be on the way to science classrooms around the state.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new plan has been unveiled to keep the UI as one of the best universities in the world.
CHAMPAIGN -- State schools are going to be short on state funds this year.
ILLINOIS -- A new law will get parents more involved in the classroom.
URBANA -- Getting kids ready to go back to school can be stressful for parents.
DANVILLE --Teachers could get a raise next year.
CHICAGO -- Thursday, Governor Pat Quinn signed three bills which will serve as the state's K - 12 budget starting in July.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are just a few weeks left in this fiscal year, but the state budget isn't finalized yet.
SPRINGFIELD -- Now that lawmakers are done for the summer, it's up to Governor Quinn to finalize the state's budget.
CHAMPAIGN -- Leaders at Edison Middle School are passing the torch.
SPRINGFIELD -- Education leaders hope to get more money for schools where they say districts are being short-changed.
ILLINOIS -- The state will invest over $1 million to renovate the Education Building at the University of Illinois.
CHATHAM -- State funding for education is coming close to historic lows.
GIRARD -- For years, lawmakers and state leaders have kept early childhood education funding level, while cutting funding for other programs.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Lieutenant Governor is pushing for a new law to make it easier for school districts to consolidate.
CHAMPAIGN -- We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
CHAMPAIGN -- Special education classes are small to give students extra attention.
URBANA -- Students working on a GED might want to finish up fast.
SPRINGFIELD -- More than 600 schools made the 2012 State Honor Roll.
ROYAL -- Parents are stepping up after finding out teacher positions in the district are on the chopping block.
SPRINGFIELD -- Nearly half of all students in Illinois come from low-income families.
SPRINGFIELD -- Even though the state is struggling financially, the State Board of Education is asking for more money.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lesson plans are about to change in elementary schools.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Board of Education wants to raise the bar on standardized testing.
DANVILLE -- Tuesday night, parents and the community will have a chance to weigh-in on student rules.
FORD COUNTY -- An Illinois group says public schools aren't doing enough to prepare students for the future.
URBANA -- A new study shows a record number of students overseas are coming to the U.S. for college.
DECATUR -- The test to get a GED will change in the next couple of years.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new educational program is being launched statewide.
TOLONO -- Teachers are taking their lessons outdoors.
DECATUR -- One teacher is making sure her 5th graders know all about September 11th.
FARMER CITY -- You'll hear a lot of school spirit throughout these hallways.
URBANA -- More and more students hope to become Illini alumni.