Illinoisans can apply for a new tax credit when they donate up to $1 mil to private school scholarships; the change has its critics.
Several small districts around St Louis are part of a feasibility study that will look at possible benefits and drawbacks of consolidation.
A nationally famous school funding case can proceed to trial, the Penn. Supreme Court ruled. The decision could affect schools everywhere.
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.
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.