ERIC Number: ED082303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Illinois School Problems. A Report.
Illinois State School Problems Commission, Springfield.
This document contains a summary of the recommendations made in 1972 and 1973 by the Commission to the Illinois Legislature. Areas covered in the proposed educational legislation and in the recommendations include the common school fund, adult education, the gifted program, special education, the bilingual program, urban education, pupil transportation, the parental school, the breakfast and lunch program, a full-year incentive program, continuing boards where charters are abandoned, a State school board, subdivision of land for school purposes, educational assessment, financial planning, adjustment of tax levies, and a program of research on district organization. The findings of the commission, task forces, and committees on methods of funding the common schools are summarized. These summaries give special attention to the equalizing and weighting formulas developed by the research groups. The document concludes with a proposed negotiation bill for resolving conflicts in the education community. Numerous tables in the appendixes compare expenditures among various districts in Illinois and present time series data on the changing pattern of State aid to the school districts. (Author/DN)
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Sponsor: Illinois State General Assembly, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State School Problems Commission, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois