According to the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly one in five school-age children in the United States speaks a language other than English at home, and most of the time that is Spanish.
Bilingual education has been seen as a way to teach English to kids who are learning it as a second language, but some school districts, including Urbana, are ramping up bilingual education programs to prepare all students to be bilingual and biliterate.
Illinois State Rep. Chad Hays says any changes to gambling in neighboring Indiana shouldn’t have an effect on a casino in Danville.
A German company has cast the winning bid for a Champaign-based video game design studio in Delaware bankruptcy court Wednesday.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin has expressed his frustration over what across the board spending cuts would mean to State Department coffers that have already taken a hit.
The multimillion dollar project to beautify the Boneyard Creek in downtown Urbana is not money well-spent, according to mayoral candidate Les Stratton.
Stan Musial already has a statue in St. Louis named after him.
Indiana health officials say the state's flu-related deaths have grown to 40, with most of those victims over age 65.
The U.S. Supreme Court has dashed a Chicago-area atheist's final legal bid to challenge the use of state funds to renovate a towering southern Illinois cross.
Indiana’s Republican Gov. Mike Pence delivered his first State of the State address on Tuesday night.Gov. Pence spent the bulk of his half hour speech touting his proposed budget.
A group of preservationists hopes to find new life for the old jail in downtown Paxton.