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Education Funding Reform Bill Sent To Governor Rauner

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan issued a statement Monday expressing his willingness to work with Republicans toward education funding reform. Legislation, Senate Bill 1 (SB1), was sent to Governor Bruce Rauner for his signature on Monday, July 31.

Education funding reform has been an elusive goal of many in the Chicagoland suburbs, but not always a high priority of Chicago, or downstate legislators. SB1 passed the state Senate and House, "the first crack legislators have made at fixing that formula since the commission’s sunset earlier this year,"

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