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An analysis of the impact of SB16 on Middle Class communities throughout the State of Illinois

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  • 1. Senate Bill 16Everyone Deserves a Great EducationWhat is SB16 and what are the real impacts?A few examplesExcludes potential caps that may be included in the final bill, the known issues in the funding proposal need to be reviewed and corrected by the State.A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities.

2. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16Why change how Illinoisfunds public education?A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 3. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16Public school districts found themselves in a perfect storm ofunprecedented revenue shortfalls from the two primary sourcesused by states to fund public education: state and local revenue.Available State Aid not changingNational School Report Card January 2014A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 4. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationIllinois high dependency on local Property Taxes to fund educationresults in the fact that the educational opportunity available to a childin Illinois is at least partially determined by where they live.School Revenue Sources65%Local27%State8%FedSenate Bill 16A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 5. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16What happens if nothing is changed?Schools will begin to go either financially or academically bankrupt60% of schools submitted deficitbudgets in FY 2014 (up from 18% in 2011)A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 6. What is SB16?Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 7. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16SB16 redistributes existing State educationalfunding between School Districts.SB16 passed the Senate and is now beingreviewed by the House of Representatives.A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 8. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16What are the impacts of SB16 onMiddle Class communities?A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 9. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16The majority of State educational funding that is beingredistributed is from Middle Class communities.Comparison of School Districts who are losing more than 20% of their supplemental State AidA closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 10. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16Education funding in Illinois will be better represented by abowl shape instead of the traditional linear comparison.A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 11. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16The number of staff that would need to be eliminated and/or the potentialproperty tax increases on Middle Class communities is unfeasible.Excludes potential caps that may be included in the final bill, the known issues in the funding proposal need to be reviewed and corrected by the State.A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 12. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16How can you helpus get a VOICE ?A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 13. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16We need to bring awareness to SB16 and help give aVOICE to the one million kids that are losing funding.1. Follow us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/EDGEIllinois2. Contact your State Representatives and ask them to call yourSchool District to discuss the real impacts of SB16.3. Let your family and friends know about SB16.This proposed shift in education funding affectseveryone in your community, not just parents.A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities. 14. Everyone Deserves a Great EducationSenate Bill 16Who is EDGE Illinois?EDGE Illinois is a grass roots movement started by a parent volunteer in North Palos District 117to bring awareness to SB16. There are acknowledged wrinkles in the current proposed changesthat disproportionately affect Middle Class communities.We have been performing extensive data analysis using data from the ISBE and the U.S. CensusBureau to find what the breaks are in the proposed formula. The results of our analysis havebeen given to the Senate that sponsored the bill and to the Illinois State Board of Education.We need your help getting a bigger VOICE so that the information we provided will be looked atbefore the Illinois House of Representatives votes on SB16.A closer look at the real impacts of SB16 on Middle Class communities.