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 Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget TalksThe money for higher education appears to be one area of agreement in the rival proposals introduced Tuesday.
Illinois Road Projects to Halt in Face of Budget ImpasseState lawmakers' inability to come together on a new budget is having a lasting impact across Illinois.
Nixon Signs Bill to Connect Prisons, Hospitals to Local FoodMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation to expand a state program aimed at serving locally grown food in school cafeterias.
Missouri AG Disagrees with Obama's Policy on Transgender Bathroom UseKoster says his office intends to stick up for Missouri's principle of siding with local decision-making over federal mandates.
Illinois Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget, AgainThe budget stalemate will drag on as Democrats refuse to give in to Rauner's demands, and he isn't backing down, either.
$100k Awarded to St. Louis Technology Firms, Schools, Groups"There is really no limit to the tsunami that's going to hit St. Louis tech."
Backers Make Final Push for St. Louis Schools Tax HikeThe $27.8 million a year increase would improve safety and salaries, along with early childhood, alternative and character education.
Prop 1 On April 5th Ballot Would Benefit St. Louis City SchoolsWould be the first tax increase for city schools since 1991.
Missouri House Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanThe Republican-led House passed 13 appropriation bills Thursday over some Democrats' objections.
Edwardsville Schools Consider Property Tax HikeSuperintendent Lynda Andre says there are few options given declining property values, declining state revenue, and not much federal money to rely on.