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Impact of SB16 won’t be clear until numbers are crunched
The legislature is out on spring break until April 29, at which time legislators are expected to resume their talks regarding Senate Bill 16,Sen. Andy Manar's proposal to overhaul the state's school funding formula. Click here to here complete article.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Governor Pat Quinn emphasized public education Wednesday in his annual Budget Address to the General Assembly and called on legislators to make permanent the state income tax increase that is scheduled to expire January 1, 2015, halfway through the fiscal year.
I was encouraged to hear Governor Quinn emphasize the importance of public education to the future of our state. He absolutely was correct when he said that public education is the great equalizer.