Members of the governor's commission on school funding reform met for the first time Aug. 3 in Chicago to begin assessing the best path forward for overhauling the state's education funding formula.

Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is one of 25 members appointed to to the panel.

The commission heard from several education experts, including Michael Griffith, a school financial strategist with the Colorado-based Education Commission of the States.

Slides from three presentations at the commission's first meeting are below.

 

State of Illinois slides for the governor's school funding reform commission, meeting 1:

 

Slides for Michael Griffiths, Education Commission of the States:

 

Illinois State Board of Education slides:

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