Kids having trouble with their math homework can get help at the press of a few buttons. There’s a new homework hotline at SIU Edwardsville. It’s designed to help 6th through 8th graders in Illinois and in Missouri get a grasp on math concepts. The hotline is open from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Just call (618) 650-3072.