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.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parkland College has released its Dean's List for fall 2013.
CBS -- A high school in Gurnee is using a different type of system to teach students. It's called the "flipped classroom."
SPRINGFIELD -- They courageously serve our country, but their children sometimes take on the burden of that service role.
Update 6:00 pm MAHOMET -- School leaders say trying to fill the funding gap isn't anything new, but they hope state leaders do something about it before it's too late.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some students took a break from school Wednesday to give back.
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.