Just days after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a new education funding formula into law, his handpicked education chief announced her departure.
The state’s education secretary said Gov. Bruce Rauner agreed with 90 percent of the education funding bill known as SB1. Then he vetoed it. We discuss education funding reform with Beth Purvis.
New state guidelines adopted this month will help kids get ready for life after 12th grade – whether that means picking a college or finding a job.
The Democrat-backed bill would increase state funding to every public school district in the state. But it still faces an uncertain future as critics chide what they see as preferential treatment for Chicago Public Schools.