Governor Rod Blagojevich has agreed to a special session on education
funding next week.
Illinois funds 29 percent of public schools' costs Southtown Star
Local school districts in Illinois are forced to raise 62 percent of
their revenue from the property tax on homeowners and businesses. They
get 8.4 percent of their money from the federal government.
School funding Chicago Tribune
It's unreasonable to expect richer school districts to fund poorer ones.
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