The IL gov. vetoed an unfunded mandate that would have required 5th graders to be taught at least 1 unit on cursive writing.
The public school privatization argument is worth talking about—if only to bust the myth that it will solve all our problems. It won’t even come close.
A compromise was reached in the IL school funding fiasco, but one provision, a voucher program, troubles some educators and politicians.
School funding in IL has a due date tomorrow, and it still seems to be in limbo at the center of mostly bipartisan politics and games.
Payments from the state to IL schools are in jeopardy unless the governor and General Assembly can, somehow, pass a bill.
School funding is held up in IL, despite approval of a state budget this month, over disagreements between the governor and lawmakers.
School funding in IL is still threatened, owing to an amendatory veto power Gov Bruce Rauner may have. Lawmakers may have a special session.
IL lawmakers passed a budget, after a 2-yr impasse and unknown fallout in schools and universities, so the recovery will begin.
IL continues under a budget impasse. Although towns step up to help, it comes down to figuring out how to solve the root problem.
The state of Illinois has failed to pass a budget, and schools are drawing on reserves and finding other ways to cut expenses—just to stay open.