'Parents deserve to be able to choose a school that fits their child the best.'
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner was at Mater Dei High School in Breese on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 to talk about the education funding compromise approved by the Illinois Senate and House this week. He also met with students during the visit.
Bob Robbins, who bears an uncanny resemblance to his biological father, the late Charlie Clayton, plays a practical joke on former neighbor Jerry Cornell by riding up to a swim party on Charlie's lawn mower, wearing his jacket and cap.
A new state assessment designed to measure if students are ready for kindergarten shows that most children need help preparing for school. Nearly one out of four Illinois students were considered ready for the classroom expectations.