School Funding Formula ‘Fix’ Fails Our School

SB1 – Chicago Public Schools Bailout

On the final day of the scheduled spring session, SB1 sponsor Rep. Davis and the majority party rushed a vote on a new school funding formula, Senate Bill 1, which would provide Chicago Public Schools (CPS) with a $500 million bailout while offering empty promises to the rest of the state’s public schools. See the chart below to how much was taken from each school district to bailout CPS.