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.
The state of IL, even after 22 months of impasse, still has no budget, and schools, struggling to make ends meet, drop services.
Chicago Public Schools sent out a letter earlier this week, blaming Gov. Rauner of being like Pres. Trump, stealing from the most vulnerable children.
IL may get a new law that will require certain elementary schools and daycares to test the drinking water for lead. Good move.
Should IL do something drastic to try to get the state government to approve a budget for the current fiscal year? What a disgrace!
A new law will take effect in Sept ’16 in IL to remove zero-tolerance policies in school discipline and make other changes.
Gov Rauner (IL) signed approved funding for an increase in the general state aid to schools and a new proration rate of 92%.
Gov Bruce Rauner of IL blasted teachers’ unions when he spoke at a seminar for education journalists in Chicago. The teachers’ union responded.