Tags : Education

Gov. Rauner's veto could jeopardize school funding
Aug 01, 2017

By Sara Burnett and Sophia Tareen | AP  SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner used his v...

Illinois senators seek to send governor school funding bill
Jul 31, 2017

SPRINGFIELD — The Democrat-controlled Illinois Senate sought to send Republican Gov. Bruce Raun...

A look at the political gridlock over state school funding
Jul 31, 2017

By Sophia Tareen | AP  CHICAGO — Illinois may have ended its historic budget impasse, but t...

Rauner pits downstate, Chicago schools against each other with special session
Jul 31, 2017

During the lead-up to the recent special legislative session over the state budget and a tax hike...

Latest fight at Illinois Capitol threatens money for schools
Jul 28, 2017

By Sara Burnett | AP  CHICAGO — Schools in Illinois could start classes in a few weeks with...

No movement on 1st day of special session on school funding
Jul 26, 2017

By Sophia Tareen | AP  SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The agenda was scant and attendance light Wednesd...

If you thought the tax hike was bad, wait until you see SB 1
Jul 26, 2017

Guest view A 32 percent tax hike wasn't enough, now the Democrats’ school funding formula wi...

Illinois school funding reform at a critical juncture
Jul 24, 2017

Guest view After two years, six days, and 16 hours, Illinois finally passed a budget earlier t...

These 19 Illinois school districts are in the worst financial shape
Apr 14, 2017

A statewide analysis of school districts' finances shows there was an overall improvement in thei...

Democrats answer Rauner with 'comeback agenda' to fix Illinois
Mar 29, 2017

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled what they’ve dubbed the “Illinois Comeback Agenda,...


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