Update: 5:28 pm, 9/17/14, Wednesday CHAMPAIGN -- A former teacher reaches a major milestone.
Update: 10:09 pm ILLINOIS -- The state loses millions when teachers leave the job early and a program designed to help keep teachers on board has been eliminated in most districts.
Update: 10:22 pm, 8/15/14, Friday FARMER CITY -- The city will soon honor a former teacher who was in the Blue Ridge district for years.
PONTIAC -- The White House has recognized an area teacher's environmental efforts.
URBANA -- An area teacher ended the school year with a big surprise.
URBANA -- People around the world are remembering a beloved high school teacher.
NATIONAL -- It's a special day for teachers across the country. It's Teacher Appreciation Day.
DECATUR -- Educators are always looking for ways to help their students.
BEMENT -- A science teacher's contract is not renewed, but it's not because of budget cuts.
MATTOON -- A teacher is being honored for getting her community's noses in the books.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A former teacher at Rantoul Township High School pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday.
Latest: 5:04 pm, 12/17/13, Tuesday URBANA -- A former teacher at Rantoul Township High School now faces criminal charges.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A former Urbana High School teacher was sentenced to four years probation and 180-days in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A teacher is doing her part to make sure people in Gifford have a Merry Christmas.
Update: 10:01 pm, 12/4/13, Wednesday RANTOUL -- A teacher at Rantoul Township High School was put on administrative leave after a former student filed a complaint with police.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- With dwindling budgets from the state, a volunteer group is helping teachers make ends meet.
Update: 5:05 pm, 11/8/13, Friday URBANA -- People said a final goodbye to a musical member of their family Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are making sure the memory of Coach Gary Hembrough lives on.
CHAMPAIGN -- Three teachers are being honored for being some of the best in the state.
TAYLORVILLE -- School leaders are investigating an altercation between a student and staff member.
DANVILLE -- Most Central Illinois schools have their last day of class Friday and in Danville there's at least one teacher who's not looking forward to it.
NEOGA -- An area coach landed an "All-Star Teacher" award.
SPRINGFIELD -- Pension talks are once again the focus at the Capitol.
URBANA -- School district leaders are speaking up after a teacher admits to sexually assaulting a student.
URBANA -- A high school teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
NORMAL -- A teacher is honored for restraining a student who fired a gun in class last year.
CHAMPAIGN -- While lawmakers continue to argue over pension reform, state workers are left to wait it out.
MAHOMET -- A teacher got the surprise of a lifetime.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Parents of Prairieview-Ogden students saved one of their teachers from being let go.
CHAMPAIGN -- The punishment for a school teacher who made inappropriate comments is now in the district's hands.
URBANA -- A little girl is safe after a scary situation Monday.
DECATUR -- A teacher at Robertson Charter School is taking action to keep students in Macon County schools a little safer.
ROYAL -- Parents are stepping up after finding out teacher positions in the district are on the chopping block.
CHAMPAIGN-A parent accuses a Unit 4 teacher of saying something inappropriate to students.
SPRINGFIELD -- An area school leader is stepping down after a scandal involving high school teacher, Jennifer Tyree.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating a faculty member at a high school after reports of an inappropriate relationship with a student.
SPRINGFIELD -- Future teachers are trying to stay positive about pensions, after some state leaders say, one day, there might not be any to give out.
MONTICELLO -- Students and parents show support for an area teacher.
SPRINGFIELD -- New numbers out show the state's Teachers' Retirement System made almost no money on its investment last year.
RANTOUL -- He spent many years in the military and studied at UI, now this Hometown Hero is teaching his own lesson of giving back to the community.
Update: 4:25 pm, 10/12/12, Friday
VERMILION COUNTY -- The Catlin School District can't agree with teachers on contracts.
CHAMPAIGN -- Four people from the Champaign School District won awards from the State Board of Education.
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.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 school teachers are sending out a stern reminder Monday.
CHICAGO -- Thousands of teachers are on strike in the Windy city, and taxpayers are on the hook for it.
OKAW VALLEY CUSD 302 -- All schools in the district will be closed Tuesday, September 11.
DECATUR -- A volunteer Sunday school teacher has pleaded guilty for sexually abusing and assaulting two juvenile girls.
CHAMPAIGN -- The mayor had a special visitor at his office today.
SPRINGFIELD -- State leaders are divided on the idea of having school districts chip in for teacher pensions.