Some educators say points based grading might be pointless, that it encourages only enough effort to get the grade. Illinois State University Professor Jay Percell tells WGLT Correspondent Breanna Grow all about his TedX talk. Plus, Plus Ryan Denham reports the next generation of educators -- still in high school themselves -- shrug off talk of a teacher shortage during a conference at ISU. A new restaurant opens today in Bloomington Normal. We talk with the owner. And the Illinois politics roundtable tackles a doom and gloom budget report.