EPG Board of Education met on Monday, September 25, 2017 for a budget hearing and their regular meeting. You can click below for the Board Report. 

Read more: Board Report: September 25, 2017

This past week you have likely heard a lot of talk about the new school funding bill. While it's been debated for quite some time, things progressed quickly this week. As I write this, the House and Senate have passed the new legislation. The Governor has praised the compromise bill, and indicated he will sign it quickly. The Comptroller has indicated as soon as it is signed, she will start cutting checks to schools for their missed payments. 

It has been quite a process for the state of Illinois. We have not had a budget for several years. Then we have a budget, but it didn't include a school funding formula. We watched plenty of political theater over the past few weeks leading up to this legislation being sent to the Governor. We know the general themes and topics of legislation when it is passed, but we do not know the specific impact until all the lines of the law have been read, and then agencies determine just how to implement the new law. There are lots of details to filter in the next few months. My intention will be to study the new legislation (and rules that come with that) through the lens of "What does this mean for our students, our staff, and EPG?" Here's my first take on that. 

Read more: School Funding Update

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