In this Jan. 20, 2016, photo, Illinois state Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, speaks to reporters at a news conference on education funding at the state Capitol in Springfield. Manar has proposed a bill that would create a need-based formula that gives schools in property poor areas more money per student and increase funding for schools with higher than average special education students.
In this Jan. 20, 2016, photo, Illinois state Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, speaks to reporters at a news conference on education funding at the state Capitol in Springfield. Manar has proposed a bill that would create a need-based formula that gives schools in property poor areas more money per student and increase funding for schools with higher than average special education students. Seth Perlman AP
In this Jan. 20, 2016, photo, Illinois state Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, speaks to reporters at a news conference on education funding at the state Capitol in Springfield. Manar has proposed a bill that would create a need-based formula that gives schools in property poor areas more money per student and increase funding for schools with higher than average special education students. Seth Perlman AP

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