NASET News Alert

Teachers Appeal to Lawmakers for Funding

March 01, 2010

Right now, the state of Illinois owes tens of millions of dollars to school districts across the QCA, something local educators are saying is making it hard to provide kids with the education they deserve. On Saturday, those teachers met with Rep. Phil Hare to plead their case for federal funding and major changes to No Child Left Behind. "I think it's really in a crisis situation and it needs to be addressed," says Rowva High School teacher Chris Campagna. Teachers say their districts are reaching a breaking point when it comes to funding. The state of Illinois owes districts across our area millions of dollars. Without that money, superintendents say they're going to have to make some painful changes. To read more, click here

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