July 10, 2018

In 6 States, School Districts with the Neediest Students Get Less Money than the Wealthiest

In 6 states, school districts with the neediest students get less money than the wealthiest – The Hechinger Report In 6 states, school districts with the […]
June 22, 2018

STATE AFFAIRS: Illinois School Finance Explained

STATE AFFAIRS: Illinois school finance explained STATE AFFAIRS: Illinois school finance explained When I was Gov. Jim Thompson’s aide for education in the late 1970s, there […]
May 25, 2018

IL-Superintendents Sue over Education Funding

The Illinois State Board of Education calculates schools should receive $7.2 billion statewide, based on a new funding formula passed by lawmakers last year. Nokomis Community […]
May 21, 2018

IL-Spotlight: Downstate Schools Need Full Funding

Spotlight: Downstate schools need full funding Spotlight: Downstate schools need full funding Last August, Springfield passed a new, evidence-based school funding formula. Finally, last month, the […]