Finance election results — IASB maintains a database of school finance election results for bond issues (working cash and building bonds), school tax rate propositions, and county school facilities sales tax outcomes.Answers to FAQs Regarding Referendum Activities Conducted by School Officials (pdf)(Opens in a new window) — The Illinois Council of School Attorneys (ICSA) publishes this guidance as part of its continuing effort to provide assistance to school leaders.
Where Does the Lottery Money Go? (pdf)(Opens in a new window) — Presents questions and answers about the Illinois lottery and its very limited impact on public school funding.
Understanding School Finance (pdf)(Opens in a new window) — A brief look at where Illinois schools get their money and where they spend it.
Books on School Finance
School Finance Webinars and Videos
Communicating with the Public about School Finances (3/3/2021)
Challenges to Property Tax Assessments and Protecting School District Revenues (2/18/2021)
The Evidence-Based Funding Formula: How to Implement Effectively (2/7/2019)
Basics of School Finance: Revenue (2/20/2018)