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Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

SPRINGFIELD | Most of Illinois' 860 school districts would see cuts in funding if the state's temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, according to a document being circulated as part of Illinois Democrats' campaign to preserve the tax hike and push to update the state's school fu…

April 18, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, Lariyah Beasley, a 4-year-old preschool student from Chicago, holds a sign during a rally outside the Chicago Board of Education headquarters in Chicago. Dozens of protesters, including Lariyah's mother and other parents, students and activists, decri…

April 18, 2014 6:10 pm
Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

FILE - In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Illinois Sen. Andy Manar, D - Bunker Hill, introduces an education funding reform bill at the State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Most of Illinois’ 860 school districts would see severe cuts in funding if the state’s temporary tax increase is rolled ba…

April 18, 2014 6:10 pm
Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

FILE - In this April 8, 2014 file photo, Illinois Sen. Matt Murphy R - Palatine, speaks at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Most of Illinois’ 860 school districts would see severe cuts in funding if the state’s temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, according to a document …

April 18, 2014 6:10 pm
Portage Township School Board resolution

Portage Township School Board resolution

The Portage Township School Board adopted this resolution Nov. 26 to urge Congress to avoid the drastic cuts in federal education spending that the Budget Control Act of 2011 now requires.

November 28, 2012 12:00 am
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