Higher Education

Illinois’ Significant Disinvestment in Higher Education

Release: January 27, 2017

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Releases New Report on the Cost of Disinvestment in Higher Education

CHICAGO – Between 2000 and 2015, Illinois cut nearly $1.4 billion from General Fund appropriations to Higher Education—even before the ongoing budget crisis, which has cost Illinois colleges and universities over a billion addition dollars. That is one finding from Illinois’ Significant Disinvestment in Higher Education, a new report released today by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (CTBA).

Issue Brief: Recent Lottery/School Funding Proposal

Release: June 7, 2006

CTBA’s analysis of the 2006 proposed sale or lease of the State of Illinois Lottery to generate revenue for funding K-12 education.