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Spanish Daily Journal
     August 22, 2018      #74-233 sdj
 
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Rauner's veto could jeopardize school funding

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner used his veto power Tuesday to strip millions of dollars for Chicago Public Schools from a school funding overhaul, a move that could mean no districts get state money before classes begin.

The Republican removed help for Chicago Public Schools' pensions along with money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other rewrites.

"With my changes, Illinois can achieve historic education funding reform that is fair and equitable to all Illinois' children," Rauner said at a Capitol news conference.

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