Illinois General Assembly – Sen. Barickman announces evidence-based education funding reform
State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) and the Vision 20/20 coalition have announced new legislation to reform the broken system used to fund schools in Illinois.
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The News-Gazette – It’s time to fix state’s education funding inequities
As the Illinois General Assembly returns to the Capitol, the issue of education funding remains a hot topic. A massive rewrite of the state’s current school aid formula pending in the House of Representatives — Senate Bill 16 — has generated a great deal of interest and controversy. School districts across the state are energizing to oppose the legislation in its current form, while other districts hope and pray it becomes a reality.