Authored by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via Wirepoints.com, Listen to education officials’ demands for more money and it’s easy to believe Illinois grossly underspends on K-12 education. A $7.2 billion funding lawsuit to double state contributions to classroom spending, a $40,000 minimum wage demand for teachers, and lawmakers’ rejection of limits to school district borrowing might bolster that impression.
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It’s always the “administrative” and pensions!
And the unions make it extra bad.
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