New statistics released by the Illinois State Board of Education show that more than half of Illinois' public school students are low-income.
Illinois school districts might be forced to use a state exemption to help deal with all the snow days that are piling up.
Efforts continue to reduce the number of regional school superintendents in Illinois. A 2012 law asked local officials in certain areas to approve consolidation plans that fit their needs. But a key deadline was missed in the process.