UPDATE: Illinois Governor Vetoes Public School MoneyDemocratic House Speaker Michael Madigan says Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a school funding bill is choosing "crisis over compromise.''
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 Lawmakers Push Full-Day Kindergarten, Struggle To Fund ItIn February, the mayor of Chicago announced that all of the city’s kindergartens would become full-day.
Some Ill. Driver's-Ed Cars Have Low Safety Ratings"When you're talking about a 1998, and here we are (nearly) in 2012, you're dealing with a vehicle that's almost 14 years old,'' said Richard Pagliaro, an assistant superintendent for business and personnel.