Public education

Chicago Public Schools officials report a 60 percent reduction in student suspensions and 38 percent fewer expulsions across all grades at mid-school year. 

Simon pushes for school funding change

Jan 14, 2014

Illinois ranks last in the nation when it comes to how much money the state kicks in for public education. This has to do with the complicated formula that determines school funding. There’s a move to change how that's done.