Christopher Koch http://tspr.org en Increasing State Aid for Wealthy School Districts http://tspr.org/post/increasing-state-aid-wealthy-school-districts <p>Illinois gives out millions of dollars annually to well-off schools, and the state's education chief said that number could start to rise.</p><p>The districts receiving the state funds can't go to local residents for more money because of property tax caps.</p><p></p><p></p><p>State superintendent Christopher Koch said as the economy recovers and property values increase, Illinois could be on the hook for sending even more money to wealthy districts.</p><p>“The key is, how do we solve it? How do you put a better system in, one that's less reliant on property values?” Koch asked.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:05:52 +0000 Chris Slaby 31475 at http://tspr.org Increasing State Aid for Wealthy School Districts