The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in Illinois is well below the national average.
Robertson says French has an emerging regional and national reputation.
Board president Rob Chabot says they want to be able to identify any problems students may be having dealing with the tear-gased filled nights.
St. Louis City Health Director Pam Walker is urging residents to protect themselves against the high temperatures and humidity.
A new directive has been issued in Edwardsville schools: Don’t talk about Ferguson or Michael Brown in class.
Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, and waves of rioting have convulsed the St. Louis suburb for more than 10 days.
Johnson said that compared to Tuesday night’s 47 arrests, only six people were arrested in Ferguson Wednesday night.
St. Louis University Law Professor Emeritis Roger Goldman says that after Watts, the Kerner Commission on Civil Disorders issued several recommendations, and after Rodney King, Congress allowed the feds to investigate entire police departments.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon continues to refuse to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, despite calls to do so to ease tensions in the streets.
There was an incident earlier in which some protestors were upset with a woman who showed support for police officer Darren Wilson.
Businesses were damaged and looted in Ferguson, MO after riots broke following an officer involved shooting.
Crowds gather to protest fatal shooting of 18-year-old man by Ferguson police officer.