School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Illinois Officials Work to Prepare for Tax SeasonIllinois issues some advice, tries to make changes for coming tax season.
Webster Groves Unveils New System To Protect Against Sex OffendersRaptor system automatically runs the names of visitors through a nationwide database.
Local Vigils, Schools Remember Sandy Hook Five Years LaterLocal schools feel lasting effects on the anniversary of Sandy Hook
School Closed for Flu Day in LitchfieldSo many students are out with the flu and flu-like symptoms that the Litchfield School District cancelled classes for Thursday and Friday.
Illinois Schools to Require Cursive Writing Illinois schools will have to teach students cursive writing under a new state law.
Bill Clinton In Town To Witness The Clinton Foundation's WorkOur Michael Calhoun was with the former President today on his trip to St. Louis.
Illinois Schools Get High MarksThis year's Illinois school report card is out, and it shows some gains were made during the past school year.
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.