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Illinois school budgets at the breaking point

Publié par Clifford Armion le 25/03/2010

Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah

"Long before the state's budget crisis led to predictions of dire cuts in education, Wheaton Warrenville School District 200 was spending beyond its means. "The K-12 district, based in the affluent western suburb of Wheaton, consistently ranks among the state's top performers. But that performance has come at a cost. Like a surging number of districts around the state, it is spending more than it brings in, forcing a reckoning. "District 200 has been spending into a deficit every year since 2002. It has taken out millions of dollars in loans and dipped into reserves to pay the bills. Last year the district cut nearly $7 million out of its budget, and this year it plans to cut up to 73 teachers and reduce spending by another $7 million." Read on...
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"Illinois school budgets at the breaking point", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2010. Consulté le 15/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/illinois-school-budgets-at-the-breaking-point