CTBA Issue Brief: Why Illinois Should Adopt an Evidence-Based Education Funding Model
The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability released an issue brief focusing on the Evidence-Based Funding Model. Read more:
WBBM’s At Issue: Illinois Principal Association 11/29/2015
WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore speaks with Roger Eddy, Director of Illinois Association of School Boards, and Jason Leahy, Executive Director of Illinois Principal Association about upcoming reforms to education funding and its effect in suburban and downstate schools.
Listen to the interview here: WBBM’s At Issue: Illinois Principal Association 11/29/2015
Vision 20/20 evidence-based formula can help solve inequity in school funding
Senate Bill 1403, Senator Jason Barickman’s bill to start the process to implement an evidence-based funding formula for Illinois public schools, is still under consideration by the General Assembly during this spring session. Evidence-based funding is a key part of Vision 20/20’s Equitable and Adequate Funding pillar.
Click here to view a video produced by Senator Barickman’s office.
HB 2637 Competitive Bidding Exceptions for Governmental Purchasing Pools
EQUITABLE & ADEQUATE FUNDING
SUPPORT VISION 20/20 INITIATIVE FOR COMPETITIVE BIDDING EXCEPTIONS FOR GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING POOLS
With respect to the requirement that all contracts for the purchase of supplies and materials or work involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 or a lower amount as required by school board policy be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, exempts contracts for goods or services procured through a cooperative organized in any state in the United States of America or the District of Columbia that awards contracts by a competitive process and whose membership is limited to governmental agencies.
Last Action: 4/24/2015
Rule 19(a)/Re-referred to Rules Committee
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