Tax and Budget

Released August 23, 2007

School construction grant appropriations of projections: FY1998-FY2008 (proposed).

Released August 19, 2008

This Report explains Illinois' basic school funding formula, and the consequences that formula has had for school districts across the state in areas of significant concern, including student achievement and teacher quality.

Released August 27, 2013

Despite an increase in spending, Chicago Public Schools is proposing to eliminate 1,520 instruction positions and draw down reserves to dangerous levels in its FY2014 proposed budget.

Released August 13, 2007

An overview of why school funding reform is needed in Illinois.

Released February 14, 2006

An overview of the FY2005 state budget for education.

Released February 2, 2013

For Each and Every Child is the federal Equity and Excellence Commission's report to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

Released August 25, 2006

2006 national comparison of total state and local revenue as a percentage of personal income. 

Released July 11, 2006

A list of the corporate income tax rates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2006.

Released December 17, 2007

A list of personal income tax rates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2006.

Released January 12, 2006

A Fact Sheet on impact of state budget shortfalls on payments to Medicaid healthcare providers in Illinois.

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