Schools

Illinois budget post-mortem: What remains, what made it, what didn't make it
Jul 18, 2017

Illinois has a budget after 2 ½ years. While the income tax increase has dominated the news, the...

Rauner says he will amendatory veto Illinois school funding bill
Jul 17, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants Illinois Senate Democrats to send him the education funding bill so he ca...

What are the best Illinois public school districts in 2017?
Jul 13, 2017

Illinois’ school funding issue is no secret. We’ve followed the story here at Reboot Illinois...

With budget, financial relief finally en route to Illinois universities, MAP students
Jul 13, 2017

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced Thursday some relief is finally on the way to cash-...

Miller: It won't be long before trouble returns to the Capitol
Jul 10, 2017

After years of ugly gridlock and weeks of groups and political leaders whipping up an already dis...

New: Niche ranks the best Illinois community colleges
Jul 07, 2017

New Niche list ranks the best Illinois community colleges Let's face it: When it comes to edu...

How much would a property tax freeze cost Illinois schools?
Jun 26, 2017

Late last month, the Illinois Senate passed a bill that would freeze property tax collections fo...

Illinois school funding formula gets thumbs up from CTBA
Jun 22, 2017

Illinois’ school funding overhaul is on everyone’s mind as we eagerly wait to see if Gov. Br...

GOP lawmakers unveil 'compromise' package to end budget impasse
Jun 14, 2017

With just eighteen days left until Illinois begins its third straight fiscal year without a budge...

How much funding would your district gain under SB 1?
Jun 12, 2017

A Democrat-backed bill that would overhaul Illinois’ deeply flawed education funding system man...

Miller: Chicago in the middle of the Rauner, Madigan budget war
Jun 12, 2017

As we've all seen over the past several months, Gov. Bruce Rauner is adamantly refusing to provid...

Which Illinois colleges are the toughest to get into?
Jun 05, 2017

We know you just got done with a stressful junior year of high school and are wishing everyone an...

Student government leaders urge action on Illinois higher education
May 31, 2017

Guest view Nearly one year ago, the New York Times ran a piece that declared “Higher Educati...

An Illinois student's school funding reform proposal
May 26, 2017

Guest view The school funding system in Illinois is in desperate need of reform. Schools in th...

How did your senator vote on the grand bargain budget bills?
May 17, 2017

The Illinois Senate on Wednesday called a number of bills from the grand bargain budget package f...


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