Illinois school districts increasingly rely on tax funding

2016-12-02 | Education - The State Journal-Register

CHICAGO -- Illinois school districts are increasingly relying on local taxpayers to invest in public schools.Illinois finance data show local taxes and school fees now make up 67.4 percent of revenue for districts statewide, the highest percentage in at least 15 years.The Chicago Tribune reports the state contributes 24.9 percent, one of the lowest shares in the country. The federal government contributes 7.7 percent. [...]

Link to document