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Posts Tagged: school funding


Illinois Senate Looks To Address School Funding Plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Just days before the school bell’s ring, the Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is grappling with a Republica...

Senate, House Plan To Meet Sunday After Rauner School-Funding Veto

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers will be in session next week as a showdown with Gov. Bruce Rauner over school finance continues. The Sen...

Senate Leader Expected To Send Governor School Funding Bill

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says he’ll send a bill that overhauls how Illinois doles out money to sc...

Missouri Senate votes to up funding for public K-12 schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri public K-12 schools appear set to get roughly $48 million more in basic aid next fiscal year. Senators voted...

Illinois public schools could receive a $700 million funding increase.

( KTRS ) Illinois public schools could receive a $700 million increase to battle poverty under a budget plan proposed by the House majority leader. De...

Illinois House Speaker forms committee to tackle school funding

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is forming a legislative panel to discuss changes to how Illinois funds its sc...