How the state funds public schools could be a hot topic this week with lawmakers back in Springfield. While acknowledging the school funding formula needs to be reworked, Gov. Bruce Rauner said lawmakers should instead focus on fully funding schools for the coming fiscal year. John Patterson, a spokesman for Senate President John Cullerton, said that doesn’t make sense. “Why would you put more money into a program that almost everyone admits is flawed?”
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