Missouri's Nixon Pardons 8 Convicted of Nonviolent CrimesThey've all finished their sentences and later found work or pursued an education.
Rauner Announces Group to Study Education Funding FormulaGov.Bruce Rauner wouldn't specify what he thinks the commission should pursue.
Feds Side With Women Suing Kansas State Over Alleged RapesThey say the university's policy to not investigate complaints of student-on-student rape when the attacks occur off-campus is wrong.
Rauner, Lawmakers Not Done Yet With Illinois BudgetA six-month spending plan is in place, but lawmakers and Gov. Rauner want to reach a "grand compromise" this fall.
Emanuel Says Chicago Schools Will Open on Time This FallChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said Thursday the state action ``builds a foundation for cementing a long-term education funding solution.''
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.