Alton, IL

School Funding Reform In Effect

Story by WBGZ Radio

On Monday, the school funding reform package, passed by lawmakers earlier this year, took effect.  Democrat State Senator Andy Manar of Bunker Hill, the longtime architect of school funding reform plans, says it won't take long for some Illinois school districts to notice the difference.

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But Manar isn't locked in celebration mode. He notes Illinois schools face another major issue that money alone can't fix - a teacher shortage.

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