Legislative Resources

‚ÄčOn August 31, Governor Bruce Rauner signed SB 1947, enacting a new evidence-based school funding formula into law. With this new law in place, general funds can begin flowing to Illinois’ public school districts.

Watch the New Funding Formula: Your Questions Answered webinar for an overview of the legislation from Illinois ASBO Executive Director/CEO Michael Jacoby, Ed.D., SFO, CAE.

Download the presentation slides here. Updated 9/14/2017.
View more resources on SB 1947 from the Alliance.

  • Delegate Advisory Assembly
    The Delegate Advisory Assembly (DAA) makes recommendations to the Illinois ASBO Board in regards to issues of public policy and/or legislation involving resource management of education. Learn how you can get involved by submitting your ideas to the DAA.
  • Illinois Statewide School Management Alliance
    The Alliance speaks with a unified voice in Springfield concerning school management on behalf of four leading Associations in Illinois: Illinois ASBO, IPA, IASA, and IASB. Read the latest legislative reports from the Alliance to learn about noteworthy action affecting schools!
  • Vision 20/20 
    Learn more about the initiative for public education in Illinois to guide educators, legislators, labor, business, parents and community members as they work together toward the common goal of fulfilling the promise of public education in Illinois. A district tool kit is available for each district to begin engaging.

    The Evidence-Based funding for Student Success model is one of the centerpieces of the Vision 20/20 blueprint for the future of public education in Illinois and we believe the best path to follow in reforming Illinois’ outdated school funding formula.

    This fast-paced two-and-a half minute video will give you an overview of a school funding plan that could help transform public education in Illinois.