ERIC Number: ED413636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
State, Local, and Federal Financing for Illinois Public Schools, 1996-97.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
This publication provides information on the sources and amounts of funds available for prekindergarten through postsecondary education in Illinois common schools for 1996-97. The guidebook contains a summary of fiscal-year 1997 appropriations to the Illinois State Board of Education, as well as appropriations for educationally related purposes made to other state agencies. It provides information on the sources and uses of state revenues, sources of local revenues, school-reform legislation, and legislation that affects school financial management. Tax-rate limitations, interfund transfers, short- and long-term borrowing, and information on the required recording of district revenues and expenditures are also included. Data is organized in six parts concerning the following topics: Illinois' state education programs, federal education programs, recent state educational legislation, school-district reorganization, school-finance practices, and emerging issues in school finance. Eleven tables and seven figures are included. Appendices contain a selected bibliography, a glossary, a sample state-aid claim form, a figure depicting 1996-97 general state aid per weighted pupil, cost-rate computations, supplementary financial information, school funding principles adopted March 16, 1995, and descriptions of property taxes in Illinois. (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Fiscal Capacity, Income, Kindergarten, Postsecondary Education, Property Taxes, Public Schools, School District Reorganization, School Support, School Taxes, State Aid, State Legislation, State Programs, Tables (Data), Tax Allocation
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois