CHAMPAIGN -- One group is making sure teachers are ready for the first day of class.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- More than 400 veterans are furthering their educations at UI.
ILLINOIS -- Children with dyslexia are getting more help.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area non-profit is helping kids grow as they learn to take care of plants and vegetables. It's called Prosperity Gardens.
Update: 6:00 pm, 7/9/14, Wednesday VERMILION COUNTY -- Two school districts are a step closer to consolidating.
ILLINOIS -- The state has a new law in place to help children in military families enroll in school faster.
ILLINOIS -- Teachers love their summer break, but a new survey reveals many in Illinois look forward to heading back to class.
DECATUR -- Summer break has barely started and already some teachers are thinking about next year.
DANVILLE -- Students will notice some new gadgets in the classroom this fall.
ILLINOIS -- A bill to fix the state's education funding system passed the Senate Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers hit another bump as they work on how to pay for schools.
ILLINOIS -- A group of Illinois' superintendents is voicing its support for a new school funding formula.
SPRINGFIELD -- From documentaries to websites to live performances and exhibits, students participating in the Annual History Expo displayed their research projects Thursday.
DANVILLE -- Next school year, a group of lucky freshmen will enroll in a new program at Danville High School.
NATIONAL -- It's a special day for teachers across the country. It's Teacher Appreciation Day.
Update: 4:02 pm, 5/6/14, Tuesday ILLINOIS -- Legislation which aims to ease the transitions of military students moving in and out of Illinois' schools was in committee Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- Community colleges are looking to the future to help more people in the state walk across the stage.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students took a trip to the past Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at St. Thomas More say what they did Thursday was one of the funnest assignments of the year.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are getting an earful from citizens on a variety of issues.
ILLINOIS -- How students are punished could soon change.
URBANA -- Parents are signing up kids for kindergarten. The district is making the process as easy as possible.
ILLINOIS -- Charter school advocates were loud and proud at the Capitol Tuesday.
ILLINOIS -- A bill allowing schools to suspend or expel students convicted of certain felonies passed the Illinois House.
URBANA -- Combining video games and math problems can be fun and educational.
SPRINGFIELD -- Another way to pay for education is being talked about at the State Capital.
Research Shows you could be pre-disposed to align with a certain party because of where you're born. We are joined by Political Science Professor at the University of Illinois, Jeffrey Mondak, to help us put this theory "In Perspective."
Unit 4 is going through major changes. Our Cynthia Bruno had the chance to sit down with Unit 4 Superintendent, Dr. Judy Weigand, to talk about the changes that are in the works.
TUSCOLA -- People are getting a new perspective about what it takes to be a student.
DECATUR -- Educators are always looking for ways to help their students.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI's chancellor is speaking out about the future of higher education.
ILLINOIS -- This week, some Illinois students are taking a test to help prepare them for a big change.
Update: 5:35 pm ILLINOIS -- Millionaires could be forced to open their pocketbooks to pay for education.
BEMENT -- A science teacher's contract is not renewed, but it's not because of budget cuts.
Update: 10:05 pm SHELBY COUNTY -- Schools here need some costly repairs.
ILLINOIS -- State Senator Chapin Rose (R) wants to make sure every school district gets their fair share of funding.
ILLINOIS -- School districts could face more challenges if lawmakers pass deep budget cuts.
DANVILLE -- An area man is getting recognition for his lifelong commitment to schools. He's tonight's Hometown Hero.
SIDELL -- Two school districts are a step closer to merging.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group of students held a science fair Friday.
ILLINOIS -- The proposed minimum wage raise could end up costing students at state universities.
MONTICELLO -- It's becoming more common in the headlines; teachers texting and tweeting students.
CHAMPAIGN -- University Primary School will be expanding.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are taking aim at school funding saying the current system is unfair.
CHAMPAIGN -- One of Governor Quinn's top priorities is early childhood education.
Update: 6:04 pm ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday morning and talked a lot about education.
CHAMPAIGN -- A Unit 4 hall monitor turned himself into police after they say he inappropriately touched a 13-year old student.
Update: 6:04 pm, 1/25/14, Saturday SPRINGFIELD -- College degrees can go a long way.
ILLINOIS -- The Illinois State Board of Education followed through on its plan to ask for more state funding.
DANVILLE -- This fall, students will have to wear uniforms. The school board voted in favor of the change Wednesday night.