Board of Education would receive $68.4M for capital projects under Rauner budget
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.
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.
Board of Education capital projects
This list includes projects requiring new appropriations and do not include reappropriations for ongoing capital projects.
|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|