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Board of Education would receive $68.4M for capital projects under Rauner budget

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By LGIS Newsfeed | Jun 18, 2018

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Just under nine-tenths of 1 percent of the governor's 2019 capital budget request would fund Illinois Board of Education projects, according to a state analysis.

In all, the budget includes $68.4 million for the board

Funding sources include $40 million from the School Infrastructure Fund and $28 million from the capital development fund.


| State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith

The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability analysis lists Gov. Bruce Rauner's funding priorities and analyzes how it would affect the state's long-term debt. Rauner included $7.8 billion for capital projects for 23 agencies.

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Board of Education capital projects

This list includes projects requiring new appropriations and do not include reappropriations for ongoing capital projects.

Program DescriptionAppropriation
School Districts (excluding Chicago Public Schools): maintenance grants $40,000,000
Statewide: Severely Overcrowded Schools Grant Program$25,000,000
Grants to School Districts for energy efficiency projects$3,400,000
TOTAL$68,400,000
Source: Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability Capital Plan Analysis FY 2019, released April 2018

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