Social and economic justice through data-driven policy.
Released October 20, 2006
A presentation on the Illinois economy, and how it relates to education funding.
Released January 31, 2006
Information on education funding litigation in Illinois.
Released February 28, 2007
This Fact Sheet provides information on how Illinois could reform its fiscal system to provide equitable education funding.
Released January 1, 2006
An overview of education funding history in Illinois.
Released August 23, 2007
School construction projects for FY1998-FY2008 (proposed)
School construction grant appropriations of projections: FY1998-FY2008 (proposed).
Released August 19, 2008
This Report explains Illinois' basic school funding formula, and the consequences that formula has had for school districts across the state in areas of significant concern, including student achievement and teacher quality.
Released August 27, 2013
Despite an increase in spending, Chicago Public Schools is proposing to eliminate 1,520 instruction positions and draw down reserves to dangerous levels in its FY2014 proposed budget.
Released August 12, 2013
Ralph Martire's presentation on national education reform and the the federal Equity and Excellence Commission's report presented at the National Conference of State Legislators in Atlanta, GA.
Released August 13, 2007
An overview of why school funding reform is needed in Illinois.