Rauner, Emanuel Both Praise Deal To Fund Illinois SchoolsWhile it is not a done deal quite yet, both Gov. Rauner and Mayor Emanuel are optimistic about a tentative agreement to fund Illinois schools.
Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Education Funding Changes; House To Vote WednesdayRauner’s veto would remove $463 million in state funding for Chicago Public Schools, while giving other districts millions more.
Rauner Says He's 'Open To Compromise' On School Funding DisputeThe governor said he'd accept a compromise that restores some of the $250 million in state funding he vetoed for Chicago Public Schools.
Emanuel: Rauner "Governing Through Anger" In Rewriting School Funding PlanThe mayor said the governor’s veto will hurt minority and poor students in less-affluent school districts more than it will hurt CPS.
Rauner Vetoes Education Funding Bill, Removes $250M For CPSThe governor used his amendatory veto power to remove a $250 million block grant for CPS from the legislation, among other changes.
Governor Expected To Get Education Funding Plan, Issue Prompt VetoGov. Bruce Rauner has not spelled out exactly how he would change the legislation before sending it back to the Senate.
Lawmakers To Meet For Special Session Amid Education Funding DisputeAt least two lawmakers planned to boycott the special session, and instead planned to be at Gale Elementary for a service day.
Rauner To Call Another Special Session, Amid School Funding DisputeThe governor accused Democrats of holding schools hostage to an attempt to bail out teachers’ pensions in Chicago.

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