Chicago Tribune, June 17, 2017

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner often points out that despite the state budget impasse, elementary and high schools are better off than when he took office, thanks to a $750 million surge in state funding.

Left unsaid: The record-setting budget stalemate means the state is more than $1 billion behind in paying school districts the money it promised for the school year that ends this month.

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