State must craft a learning recovery plan for schools, students

Children, particularly those of color, face crisis and our counting on us

Submitted by Equity Illinois Superintendents
Posted 5/28/20

Most of us are on the record that education is a major civil rights issue of the 21st century. A high-quality education unlocks the door to economic opportunity and stability. We carried that message across the state and to Springfield where, in 2017, the Evidence-Based Funding formula was passed into law. This historic legislation forever changed how Illinois funds public schools, with a lens toward equity.

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