Watch: President Biden will deliver his State of the Union on Tuesday night

President Biden will deliver his first State of the Union address on Tuesday amid rising inflation and growing fatigue as the coronavirus pandemic is set to enter its third year and as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine. Those are expected to be top issues in his speech, and he is also likely to talk […]

Lt. Gov. Stratton visits University of Illinois to talk teacher shortage

CHAMPAIGN – A small group of University of Illinois students met with Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton on Monday about the state’s K-12 teacher shortage. Stratton spoke about the administration’s efforts to diversify the profession. “Some of the students that I’ve met on these campuses have said they have never had a teacher of color, or […]

Children caught in fight between youth treatment facilities and state agency

INDIANAPOLIS — When Lutherwood Residential Treatment Center is fully staffed, it treats about 80 children and teens with severe emotional and behavioral health needs. But the Indianapolis facility is suffering such a major staffing shortage, and it can only help half that many people. Listen to this story here. Lutherwood is just one example […]