Leading News

April 25, 2017
In today’s Leading News, a coin toss will decide a school board seat in Rockford SD 205. Illinois public school superintendents unite in a call for a state budget, noting some school districts may not be able to open. Finally, in a related matter in the news, leave it to an elementary school student to ask the tough question.

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Coin toss to determine outcome of Rockford School Board race
Corina Curry, Rockford Register Star, April 24

Unit 40 superintendent joins call to pass state budget
Dawn Schabbing, Daily News, Effingham, April 24

OHS seeks state budget action
Charles Stanley, Ottawa Times, April 24

Some Schools May Not Open Next Year If There’s No State Budget
Nancy Harty, CBS2, Chicago, April 24

‘Why are we so bad with money?’ New Baden student asks governor
Lexi Cortes, Belleville News-Democrat, April 22

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