Delayed Illinois Budget Boosts School Funding

Cavanagh, Sean
February 2008
Education Week;2/13/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p22
The article focuses on the Illinois state budget for the 2008 fiscal year. It explains that the state's governor, Rod R. Blagojevich, and its legislators approved the budget in January 2008. The budget will increase the education system's spending and its costs per pupil. The issue of performance-based salaries for teachers is also discussed.


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