transportation funding http://tspr.org en Illini West Might Exhaust Transportation Funds Next Year http://tspr.org/post/illini-west-might-exhaust-transportation-funds-next-year <p>Illini West School Superintendent Kim Schilson sees a bumpy financial&nbsp; road for bus transportation in the district.<br /><br />She said the district began this school year with $270,000 in transportation funds. A state transportation cut of 42 percent mean the district will use up $114,000 of that by the end of the current school year.<br /><br />She said, &ldquo;We&#39;ll still have a small surplus left in the transportation fund. But with the way transportation funding is going that will be gone next year.<br /> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:37:43 +0000 James Lenz 14054 at http://tspr.org Illini West Might Exhaust Transportation Funds Next Year Districts Will Make Case for More Transportation Money http://tspr.org/post/districts-will-make-case-more-transportation-money <p>A West-Central Illinois educator says the state&#39;s rural school districts will make a case to state lawmakers to stop cuts in transportation funding.<br /><br />Governor Pat Quinn cut transportation funding by $89 million in July. The cuts caught school districts by surprise.<br /><br />Some,&nbsp; like West Prairie, were able to use transportation funds saved from previous years.<br /> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 21:33:24 +0000 James Lenz 9633 at http://tspr.org Districts Will Make Case for More Transportation Money