Illinois is Short 600 School Substitutes a Day, Study FindsThe study finds that teachers call in more than 16,500 absences each week.
Report: 144 Illinois School Districts Gave Bonuses Last YearBonuses have become a common way to inspire educators to improve student achievement.
University of Missouri Struggles to Retain Black FacultyBlack faculty members at the University of Missouri say the school needs to reconsider retention tactics if it hopes to recruit and keep faculty of color.
Records: Ill. Athletics Part of $1.5M Vehicle Program An open records request has found that 57 University of Illinois athletics employees, including coaches, administrators and wives, are part of a program in which car dealers provide them use of $1.5 million worth of vehicles.
East STL Teachers Prepare to Strike Salary IssueEast St. Louis teachers will be on the picket line on Thursday striking over salary issues.
Dallas-Area Teacher Suspended Over Ferguson TweetsA Dallas-area school district has suspended a teacher over what administrators call her "reprehensible'' racially charged tweets on the killing of a black Missouri teen by a white officer.
Ark. Panel Bars Districts From Arming TeachersA state licensing board has barred two Arkansas school districts from arming teachers, administrators and staff as volunteer security guards.

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