School Funding Controversy

Jason Barickman, State Senator, 53rd District

Illinois State

Jason Barickman, State Senator, 53rd District discusses the need for education funding and how the parties differ on mandate reliefs.

School funding is a controversial and unresolved issue. The need for education funding and how the parties differ on mandate reliefs. There has not been an agreement on school funding, it is a controversial yet unresolved issue. “We need to do away with block grants and have flexibility granted to all districts.” says Barickman.