Back To Springfield For School Funding Session

Black Caucus Gets Special Session on School FundingWBEZ

Illinois

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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