Update: 10:04 pm HARRISTOWN -- A grade school principal wasn't going to let a poor health ranking bring her students down.
ILLINOIS -- This week, some Illinois students are taking a test to help prepare them for a big change.
DECATUR -- Parents took many kids who had the day off to the library Monday.
URBANA -- UI students gathered at the Illini Union to watch Thursday's basketball tournament games.
URBANA -- Students are helping raise money for needy kids in Africa.
BEMENT -- A science teacher's contract is not renewed, but it's not because of budget cuts.
Update: 5:42 pm, 3/13/14, Thursday CHAMPAIGN -- People all over Central Illinois have been stepping up to make a dream come true for some former Carrie Busey classmates.
Update: 10:01 pm DANVILLE -- Parents got their first look at what their kids can and can't wear to class and not everyone is happy.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 leaders are looking at new options for grades K - 8 for the future.
Update: 5:06 pm, 3/10/14, Monday URBANA -- Parents are dealing with traffic changes when it comes to dropping off and picking up kids at school.
Update: 5:58 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday GIFFORD -- The last time kids here heard sirens, it was the real thing.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new program is ready to take off at Parkland College.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students at Centennial High School are giving kids on the other side of the world a piece of home.
SIDELL -- Two school districts are a step closer to merging.
URBANA -- A large group of students protested on campus Monday afternoon.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group of students held a science fair Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some students at Centennial High School are on a mission to make sure everyone feels the love this Valentine's Day.
Update: 10:20 pm, 2/9/14, Sunday DECATUR -- Even though the Winter Games have only been on a week, an area class has been celebrating them for awhile.
CHAMPAIGN -- Students went back to school Thursday after another snow day, but some parents say it was still too cold to have class.
URBANA -- People are taking time out to celebrate Black History month.
CHAMPAIGN -- Champaign County is the most educated county in the state.
MONTICELLO -- It's becoming more common in the headlines; teachers texting and tweeting students.
CHAMPAIGN -- University Primary School will be expanding.
TOLONO -- School officials are telling parents of Unity High School students not to worry.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are taking aim at school funding saying the current system is unfair.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some students are getting excited about reading thanks to a new program.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI Chess Club needs your help getting to the national championship.
CHAMPAIGN -- One of Governor Quinn's top priorities is early childhood education.
DECATUR -- The public school system is taking breakfast out of the cafeteria and into the classroom.
DECATUR -- After months of waiting, students at Eisenhower High School walked into their new building.
CHAMPAIGN -- Parkland College has released its Dean's List for fall 2013.
WARRENSBURG -- A new app is available for parents and students in the Warrensburg-Latham School District.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some teachers are getting extra help to fund special projects this year.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some students at UI are back on campus early to give back.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many families are thinking about which school to choose for their soon-to-be kindergarteners.
GEORGETOWN -- Adults will have a chance to add a new skill to their resumes.
MAHOMET -- Some students are late getting home from school.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many sidewalks around the city aren't shoveled and parents are concerned for their children's safety while walking to school.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new program aims to keep kids busy on the weekends.
CHAMPAIGN -- People in the 5th and Hill neighborhood don't want student housing built near their homes.
DANVILLE -- It's not your typical high school curriculum, but a new class at Danville High School is getting students excited.
ILLINOIS -- A new law is changing your kids' vaccination schedule.
MORTON -- A group of Morton Middle School students is banding together to help their neighbors.
SPRINGFIELD -- The National School Lunch Program has undergone some major changes in the past year, but it's leaving some kids still hungry during the day.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some students took a break from school Wednesday to give back.
GIFFORD -- Teachers are helping students deal with the trauma of witnessing Sunday's destructive storm.
GIFFORD -- Kids ran to school this morning eager to get back in the classroom.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hard work paid off for some parents.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Students across the area are pulling together to help other students affected by the tornado.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some families will get to have two Thanksgiving dinners this year.