With Education Funding Reform Comes a Squeeze for Chicago Taxpayers
While relief is now in sight for school districts across Illinois, Chicago taxpayers will soon feel the squeeze.
The new education funding overhaul passed by the General Assembly this week allows the Chicago Board of Education to raise a property tax levy to cover pension debt.
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Aug. 30: What role should the state have in private school education? A look at Illinois’ plan and how other states run the controversial program.
Aug. 29: The Illinois Senate has passed a new education funding measure that Gov. Bruce Rauner said he will sign into law.
June 13: Chicago residents should expect to pay about 10 percent more in property taxes.