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Angela Smith - Public School Funding

Angela Smith examines how West Aurora School District #129, a west suburban unit school district, has been funded over the past thirteen years. She discusses the district's successful operation and capital referendums, as well as the impact of the new Evidence Based Model for a Tier 1 school district. Smith also looks at the revenue and expenditure sides of the district's budget, including the benefits from Qualified Construction Bonds (Federal) and support from local foundations.

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Problems with Pro-Rated Funding


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