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Illinois School Budget

Madigan Strikes Last-Minute Deal To Pass Pension Reforms

Posted 05.31.2012 | Chicago

As the clock ticks in Springfield for Illinois to establish a new pension deal before lawmakers conclude their spring session Thursday, House Speaker ...

Downstate Schools Could Be Crippled By Teacher Pension Change

Posted 05.08.2012 | Chicago

A report released last week by the Illinois Policy Institute includes findings that seem to support Gov. Pat Quinn's suggestions that schools should b...

Chicago Public School Students Walk Out Of Class, Protest Funding Cuts

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

About 300 Chicago Public Schools students walked out of class this morning and headed to the district's headquarters to hold a protest of school fundi...

Chicago Public Schools Face Hundreds Of Layoffs, Furloughs As Deficit Nears $975 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While the state's massive budget problem is not news to anyone at this point, the solution to this problem may come at more of a cost than Illinoisans...