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State senator meets with Illinois Valley school superintendents

Posted by wlpo on May 3, 2016

Even though they’re in charge of entire school districts, school superintendents in the Illinois Valley took advantage of the chance to be the ones learning Monday morning.

At a roundtable meeting in Morris , State Senator Sue Rezin and educational leaders met with Tony Smith, the State Superintendent of Education. Rezin said some of the challenges that were constantly mentioned were school funding and over testing. She explained some of the challenges she faces as a legislator:

The administrators met with Rezin and the State Superintendent for over an hour. Rezin said there is a bill which would fully fund schools for next year, but that her opposition in Springfield plans to block the bill until it does more for Chicago Public Schools.

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