ABC News Channel 20, July 13, 2017

The State of Illinois finally has a budget, but there is no education funding bill in place to actually give schools any money yet. Senate Bill 1 is the education funding bill that has gained the most traction so far. It’s an evidence-based funding formula that would give new dollars to the state’s neediest districts first.

 In Springfield on Thursday night, people showed up at a town hall to discuss what SB 1 would mean for Illinois schools.