Negotiations on the state's education funding measure, Senate Bill 1, were doomed from the beginning because of House Speaker Michael Madigan’s (D-Chicago) unwillingness to negotiate, according to Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods).
Career and job search coach Steven Steinfeld will reveal his three-step process for successfully finding the perfect job during a talk at the Career Resource Center (CRC) in Lake Forest, according to a press release.
As he had vowed, Gov. Bruce Rauner used an amendatory veto on Tuesday to strip Chicago Public School pension money from the state's public education bill, SB1. The measure now returns to the General Assembly for reconsideration.
While controversy over Illinois' public education funding bill has centered largely on the friction between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Springfield Democrats over what Chicago Public Schools would get, other provisions in the 500-page bill have gone relatively unnoticed.
Diamond Lake School District 76 has $2,692,356 in debt, which is $1,307 per household in the district, according to Illinois State Board of Education 2016 financial reports obtained by the Lake County Gazette.