Supt: Ill. K-12 School Funding Crisis At Tipping Point

May 13, 2013

State school officials are sounding the alarm over inadequate state funding for Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Just under a billion dollars has been cut during the past three years alone. Add to this, late payments to schools, the ambiguity of pension costs, and a 5-percent cut in federal funding due to sequestration and the situation seems worse than bleak. Illinois Public Radio's Willis Kern talks about the problem with State School Superintendent Christopher Koch.

Story source: Illinois Public Radio