Illinois Lawmakers Pressing Toward Budget DealIllinois Republican senators say lawmakers are nearing an agreement on a six-month budget plan and a full-year's funding for public schools.
Interim Mizzou President Discusses Racial Discord, FutureThe interim president of the University of Missouri system says the school could be a national example in how it responds to racial unrest that rocked the Columbia campus last fall.
Lindbergh Teachers Angry About Newly-Approved RaiseThey say a 1.25 percent salary boost is not competitive and teachers are leaving Lindbergh.
Nixon Signs Bill to Cut College Costs for Military MembersTo get in-state tuition, students currently must get a full-time job or live in Missouri for a year and meet other requirements.
Rauner Vetoes $3.9B in Spending for Colleges, Human ServicesThe Republican said the bill would spend more than $3 billion of money the state doesn't have.
Ill. Senate Sends Two More School-Funding Revamps to HouseThe array of ideas for making Illinois public-school funding fairer grew more complex Friday with two more plans sent to the House by Senate Democrats with three days remaining in the spring session.
US Gives Directive to Schools on Transgender Bathroom AccessThe directive is in formal guidance being sent to school districts Friday by the departments of Education and Justice.
Illinois Schools Warn of Closures, Layoffs Without BudgetThe challenge facing superintendents is that the epic partisan gridlock that has left the state without a budget for 11 months is spilling over into education.
Illinois Senate Approves $454 Million More for CollegesLawmakers approved the bill on a near unanimous vote and sent the measure to the House, which can take it up as soon as Tuesday when state representatives return to Springfield.
Missouri Lawmakers Undo Veto to Enact School Funding MeasureBipartisan supporters of the change say meeting funding goals outlined without the cap wasn't feasible.
Analysis Adds Fuel to Fight Over Illinois School FundingGov. Rauner is pushing a plan that would increase school funding by providing the full per-pupil amount of state aid to districts for the first time in seven years.
East STL High School Students Join Call For Illinois School Funding ReformSB 231 could come up for a vote in the Illinois Senate before this week is out.

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