Former Secretary of State and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is scheduled to appear in Springfield Wednesday.
The Illinois State Board of Education is scrapping the controversial PARCC exam for high schoolers and replacing it with the SAT, according to a Monday announcement.
State lawmakers recently provided some relief to students eligible for Monetary Award Program, or MAP, grants, but other students are still uncertain about their college-funding plans.
A former Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) contractor and her husband pleaded guilty Friday in Cook County court to their role in stealing over $177,000 from the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.
The U.S. Department of Labor is set to award the Illinois Migrant Council more than $1.3 million to assist seasonal farmworkers.
The engineering group Arup has been selected as the design firm for the redevelopment of Chicago's Union Station.
Chicago police misconduct records dating back to 1967 must be released to the public under open records laws, according to an Illinois appellate court ruling.
A proposed ordinance to establish mandatory paid sick leave in Cook County is under consideration by board members.
Housekeepers at Chicago's Hotel Burnham are rallying this afternoon for affordable health care.