St. Louis Charter School Success Threatens DiversitySome charter schools in St. Louis are starting to worry that their increased popularity is making it difficult for them to stay accessible to low-income students.
Illinois gets $1.8M for Low-Income Students Taking AP TestsThe funding is based on state estimates of the numbers of tests that would be taken by students from low-income families.
Grants for Low-Income Schools to Visit Lincoln MuseumBoth public and private schools with a low-income enrollment above 30 percent are eligible.
Seniors, Disabled Can Apply for Help with Heating BillsPriority enrollment in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program begins Sept. 1 at the 35 local agencies that administer the state-federal program.
No Jail Time for Missouri Capitol Clergy ProtestTwenty-two religious leaders were spared from jail Thursday but still could face fines after being convicted of trespassing during protests in the Missouri Senate.
Webster U. Set to Improve Vocabulary of Low-Income ChildrenThe Dean of the School of Education, Brenda Fife, says children in University City and Carondolet will be exposed to all kinds of new words.
KMOX Voice of Caring Partner for March: Mary Ryder HomeA home for elderly, low-income women.
House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's ProtestWhat began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Illinois Board of Education Chairman Zeroes In On Third Grade"The one goal is to make sure that every student in the state of Illinois is reading at or above grade level by the time they finish third grade."
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
State Regulators Look To Help Low-Income CustomersPSC opens inquiry to explore options
Ameren Illinois Offers Help With Energy Bills Ameren Illinois make an additional $500,000 available to its neediest central and southern customers to help pay energy bills.