Statement on Governor’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1

CHICAGO (August 1, 2017) — Fix the Formula Illinois members, including Advance Illinois, released the following statement upon the Governor’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1. We are disappointed in the Governor’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, which promises a fair and equitable school funding system. At a time of scarce resources, this broad […]

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Education Organizations Endorse HJRCA 26 as a First Step Toward Building Better Schools

An Important Step Toward Building Stronger Schools By: Cinda Klickna – President, Illinois Education Association Dan Montgomery – President, Illinois Federation of Teachers president Ben Schwarm – Illinois Statewide School Management Alliance Jessica Handy – Government Affairs Director, Stand for Children Illinois Amy Ballinger-Cole – Director of Government Relations, Advance Illinois Diane Rutledge – Executive […]

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