Forty-one Illinois mayors and village presidents are calling on state lawmakers to approve the stopgap budget and education spending proposals introduced by Republican leaders.
A new report shows some good and bad news on how children are faring in Illinois.
Chicago parents rallied on the city's Northwest Side Friday morning to press for state and city solutions to the budget crisis at Chicago Public Schools.
Former Lt. governor and state senatorial candidate Sheila Simon wants state lawmakers to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a spending bill that would have funded social services as well as colleges and universities.
Chicago Public Schools students are protesting downtown Friday to speak out against proposed school budget cuts and demand a "better learning environment and appropriate funding for all schools."
The statewide Parent Mentor Program graduated 622 parents on Friday. The parents tutored children daily this academic year in 70 Illinois schools.
A group of Illinois lawmakers from Chicago's North Side invited Gov. Bruce Rauner Thursday to take a tour of a local public school, Brentano Math and Science Academy in the Logan Square neighborhood.
Illinois public school superintendents are speaking out over the lack of a school funding reform resolution for the state.
Chicago parents are rallying downtown Wednesday to call for sustainable funding for the city's public schools.