Illinois Association of School Boards http://wuis.org en Legislators Seek To Adjust Funding Formula; Others Say It's Not Enough http://wuis.org/post/legislators-seek-adjust-funding-formula-others-say-its-not-enough <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois ranks last in the nation when it comes to how much money the state kicks in for public education. This has to do with the complicated formula that determines school funding. But it also has to do with the amount districts are being prorated.</span></p><p></p><p>This year, Illinois is only paying 89 percent of the money it's supposed to send to schools. Currently those cuts are applied across the board, hitting wealthy and poor districts alike.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:56:29 +0000 Hannah Meisel 17449 at http://wuis.org Legislators Seek To Adjust Funding Formula; Others Say It's Not Enough