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Lawsuit outlines the basics of Illinois school funding problems
Apr 20, 2017

For many years, there's been consensus in Springfield that the Illinois school funding formula is...

School funding commissioners strive for both "adequate" and "equitable" formula
Feb 01, 2017

Editor's Note: This is part of an occasional series delving into the details and possible effect...

Rauner answers questions on first Facebook Live Q&A
Sep 20, 2016

In his first-ever Facebook Live appearance, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday answered questions...

Infographic: Illinois lottery and education funding
Sep 12, 2016

Updated - Sept. 14, 2016 Lottery proceeds to the state's main education fund increased by roug...

Rauner announces bipartisan commission to reform Illinois education funding formula
Jul 12, 2016

Bipartisan commission to recommend reforms for Illinois education funding formula by Feb. 1 ...

Top 25 school districts with biggest gain in state funding under stopgap budget
Jul 04, 2016

As pressure mounted from the prospect of schools failing to open on time in the fall, state lawma...

BREAKING NEWS: Rauner signs stopgap budget that flies through Illinois House and Senate
Jun 30, 2016

In a matter of hours with a few starts and stops, the Illinois House and  Senate approved and Go...

Enough. Illinois editorial boards unite in demanding enough of the budget standoff
Jun 28, 2016

Editor's note: Enough. End the crisis that is crippling our state now. In unprecedented unit...

Another fiscal year with no budget? No problem! It's party time
Jun 27, 2016

OPINION Well, here we are, my fellow Illinoisans. Just a few days away from the sparkling start ...

Rahm Emanuel accuses Gov. Rauner of 'running down' Chicago's economy
Jun 15, 2016

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday accused Gov. Bruce Rauner of "running down" the city's e...


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