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Barickman, Brady talk education funding and special session on The Sunday Spin

State Senator Jason Barickman shares his thoughts on school funding inequities and the Chicago Public Schools, and State Senator Bill Brady offers his take on where things are headed in Springfield during the most recent installment of The Sunday Spin with Rick Pearson. Listen in!

ISBE Analysis Reveals Most Equitable School Funding Proposal

A State Board of Education (ISBE) analysis shows a new compromise school funding bill sponsored by State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) will more equitably fund all local schools throughout the state compared to any previous proposals.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS PREPARED TO ADVANCE A MORE EQUITABLE EDUCATION FUNDING FORMULA

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Following several previous attempts to fix the school funding formula, State Senators Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) are supporting a more fair and equitable school funding plan that avoids picking "winners and losers."

Righter: New education funding reform provides boost for downstate schools, doesn’t bailout Chicago

An analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) found schools across the state, especially in State Sen. Dale Righter’s (R-Mattoon) 55th Senate District, fare better under new education funding reform legislation (Senate Bill 1124 – Amendment 3) compared to education funding reform legislation passed by Senate Democrats May 31 (Senate Bill 1).

Rezin: Area schools fare better in new compromise education funding legislation

State Sen. Sue Rezin is co-sponsoring a new education funding reform compromise proposal (SB 1124 – Amendment 3) that would financially help every school district across the state in a more equitable way and provide more funding to area schools compared to other legislation at the Statehouse, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Compromise education funding proposal is better for all schools

Analysis from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) clearly shows that all local schools would receive more financial help under a recent compromise school funding bill sponsored by State Senator Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria). The legislation is designed to fix the state’s broken school aid formula and provide a more equitable system for all 852 Illinois schools. The legislation is part of the recently introduced “Capitol Compromise” aimed at breaking the budget impasse and reforming state gove

McCann: New school funding legislation shows best results

SPRINGFIELD – According to State Senator Sam McCann (R-Plainview), data from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) shows that a new school funding proposal provides more money for all schools through a more equitable system than previous legislation...

Syverson: ISBE data shows school funding bill is the best option

Data from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) shows that a recent compromise school funding proposal would substantially benefit all local schools, according to State Senator Dave Syverson (R-Rockford)...

Righter: New education funding reform provides boost for downstate schools, doesn’t bailout Chicago

An analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) found schools across the state, especially in State Sen. Dale Righter’s (R-Mattoon) 55th Senate District, fare better under new education funding reform legislation (Senate Bill 1124 – Amendment 3) compared to education funding reform legislation passed by Senate Democrats May 31 (Senate Bill 1).

Bivins: Funding reform plan provides more state money for local schools

School districts across northwestern Illinois will receive more money from the state, under a compromise proposal that will overhaul Illinois’ current broken education funding formula, according to Senator Tim Bivins.

Rezin: Area schools fare better in new compromise education funding legislation

State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) is co-sponsoring a new education funding reform compromise proposal (SB 1124 – Amendment 3) that would financially help every school district across the state in a more equitable way and provide more funding to area schools compared to other legislation at the Statehouse, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Brady: All area schools fare better under compromise education funding proposal

“The best thing we can do for our local school districts is to provide them with the most comprehensive, fair and equitable funding formula possible. Senate Bill 1124 is that formula,” said Brady, who said it incorporates the priorities of legislators representing both chambers and both political parties.

Tracy: Compromise school funding proposal will boost equitability for all Illinois school districts

Extensive analysis by ISBE of the recent compromise school funding reform legislation cosponsored by Sen. Tracy, has found that under the proposal, all 852 Illinois school districts would receive more funding and benefit from a more equitable system than under any previous proposal.

REPUBLICAN EDUCATION PROPOSAL PROVIDES MOST FAIR AND EQUITABLE PLAN FOR SCHOOL FUNDING IN ILLINOIS

Schools in the 41st District, and throughout Illinois, would see unparalleled gains under a compromise school funding reform proposal introduced by Republican lawmakers, a measure that would both overhaul Illinois’ current broken funding formula, as well as provide relief to Illinois schools.

Senator Oberweis: Funding reform gives more state money to local schools

Schools across the 25th Senate District will receive more money from the state, under a compromise proposal that will overhaul Illinois’ current broken education funding formula, according to Senator Jim Oberweis.