Dunlap Valley Junior High Student Reach for the Stars
In front of a huge group of cheering 8th grade students from Dunlap Valley Junior High, a shocked Mrs. James accepts her one thousand dollar check. It's a surprise made possible by two of her students who nominated her for our 'One Class At A Time' grant.
200 Years from the Heart: Help needed to fund Abe Lincoln's artifacts
A key part of the Abe Lincoln experience is now part of the crowd sourcing craze. With $9.7 million to go to repay a key loan, the Lincoln Foundation in Springfield has turned to technology's newest method to raise money. It's called GoFundMe.
One Class at a Time: Farmington Elementary School
Two third grade teachers in Farmington are making sure their students get their jitters out. Our own Jessica Cook introduces us to our latest One Class at a Time grant winners who are all about flexible sitting. For many of us, there was one place to sit
Teacher in Normal wins big for focus on communication in a digital world
Teaching kids communication skills in our digital world is a tough task many teachers face. But it's a challenge our latest One Class at a Time $1,000 grant winner is tackling head on by adding enthusiasm and variety to her syllabus.
Student gives back to former teacher with classroom grant
Good books and an impactful teacher... that's the recipe for success for one local junior high student. Let us introduce you to Angi Shank and Becky Montgomery... a duo leaving lasting impressions on each other far beyond the classroom.
One Heart of Illinois teacher is making sure students "kiss their brains" everyday
Michelle Hudson is a first grade teacher at Harrison Community Learning Center. Her love of teaching and desire to help others inspired one of her colleagues to nominate her for the One Class at a Time grant.