- Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 10:04 AM
SPRINGFIELD – The Senate Advisory Committee on Education Funding will meet tomorrow to hear testimony from the Illinois State Board of Education. ISBE will present an assessment it developed in consultation with APA Consulting, a firm that specializes in analyzing public education systems, regarding the current state funding formula The committee’s hearing will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in Room 212 in the Capitol building.
Manar led the effort in the spring legislative session to create the Senate Advisory Committee on Education Funding (SR0431). The committee is tasked with reviewing the current public education funding distribution system and submitting recommendations for improvement and increased equity to the full General Assembly by Feb. 1, 2014.