Judge To Hear Arguments On CPS Lawsuit Over State Education FundingThe district has noted CPS has 20 percent of the state's public school students, but receives only 15 percent of state education dollars.
State Senator Hopes To Build Support For New School Funding BillIf 2017 is to be the year Illinois overhauls its public education funding formula, a downstate Republican could be your man.
Chicago Public Schools May Close Early Without State Funding BoostChicago Public Schools recently had a hole blown in its budget when Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a pension-funding measure.
Illinois House Fails To Override Veto Of MAP Funding
Emanuel To Rauner: Keep Your School Funding PromiseMayor Rahm Emanuel pledged to hold Gov. Bruce Rauner to his promise to increase education funding, now that the Republican venture capitalist has been sworn in as governor.
State Lawmakers Pass Budget, But Not Without ContentionIllinois lawmakers have passed a budget to the Gov. Pat Quinn, but not without a lot of contention.