Missouri Politician Lobbies to Make Diwali a State HolidayA top Hindu statesman has been lobbying hard in Jefferson City to have Diwali declared a legal holiday.
Schools, Businesses Closed Ahead of Stockley VerdictSeveral agencies and institutions are closed today, including courts, schools, and businesses.
Illinois Schools Have Options for Funding MoneyToday's the day Illinois school districts are supposed to start getting their general state aid payments.
Illinois Prepares for School Year Without State FundingIllinois school districts are starting to make plans to start the year without state funding.
Understanding Crime May Start with ChildrenWhat is risk immersion?
Gov. Rauner Pushes to Amend School Funding BillIllinois governor Bruce Rauner is asking, "Where's the school-funding bill?"
Missouri Legislature Passes Bill for Adult High SchoolsThe Missouri Legislature has passed a bill to create adult high schools for people older than 21 who haven't earned a high school diploma.
Missouri Senate Passes School Choice, Transfer ProposalThe proposal passed with a 20-12 vote and now goes to the House.
Missouri House OKs Budget with Hike in K-12 School FundingThe proposed funding increase for public schools comes after lawmakers last year passed legislation to lower funding targets in state law, a policy Democratic lawmakers slammed.
Rapper Donates to More Schools; Bulls Kick in $1 MillionHe's secured an additional $1 million from the Chicago Bulls for his New Chance Arts and Literature Fund.
Madison County Retail Tax Increase Up To VoteEducators in Madison County hope voters will agree to a one percent increase in the county's retail tax.
Ill. Nonprofit Donates Computers to StudentsThere's a new effort underway to get computers into the hands of more students in Illinois.