While some Illinois Review readers were enjoying the last few days of summer vacation, others were focused on getting their kids off to college and the neighborhood schools this week.
The waning days of August 2016 brought sobering news about skyrocketing health care insurance costs for Illinois residents, that the Illinois Supreme Court Democrat-funded majority backed Speaker Madigan's effort to block the fair map referendum and that school funding is increasing for one particular reason few realized.
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