Rich Township High School District 227
20550 South Cicero Avenue
Matteson, IL 60443
Rich Township High School District 227 News
For the state’s most highly taxed homeowners, it isn’t nothing. But it’s close.
The new public school funding bill recently passed by the Illinois Legislature includes a scholarship program that would award donated funds to students in lower-income families — up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level — so that they may attend the school of their choice.
Some Illinois legislators are questioning the value of the recently passed public school funding measure, Senate Bill 1947, because of its generous benefits to Chicago and other school districts that are slated to receive targeted property tax relief.