WQAD: Pension Proposal by Governor Rauner Would Impact Illinois QCA School Districts

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WQAD is reporting, “A recent proposal by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner could force some school districts in our area to make a few tough decisions.

During his budget address a couple weeks ago, Governor Rauner said he would like school districts to start paying more of their teachers’ pension costs. Right now, the state pays it.

While having “Breakfast With…” Dr. Mike Oberhaus, the Superintendent of the Rock Island-Milan School District on Thursday, March 1st live on Good Morning Quad Cites, he said he did the math of what that proposal would cost. He explains that his school district would have to find a little more than $2.5 million in the budget over the next four years if the proposal passes…”

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