Illinois High Court Upholds School Funding System
The 2010 lawsuit argued some residents in poorer districts whose property is worth less must pay a higher tax rate to reach funding levels of those in wealthier school districts. It called that unconstitutional and unfair. Thursday's opinion says local communities themselves determine the tax rate. And it says any disparities that result aren't a direct result of the state's funding statute.
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