The Financial Impact of Senate Bill 1947 on District 7

Posted: Sept 21, 2017

The Impact of Prop E on Property Values

Posted: March 23, 2017

After-Tax Impact of Prop E

Posted: March 17, 2017


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Why a Referendum Now?

Posted: September 23, 2016

The Board unanimously approved a resolution that will place a request for an Education Fund tax rate increase on the November 8 General Election ballot.

This proposed increase will allow the District to:

  • replace aging textbooks and update curricula
  • replace failing school security systems
  • upgrade building technology infrastructure to support student access to technology
  • restore the technology replacement cycle
  • maintain existing performing arts and athletic programs
  • maintain current programs and opportunities into the future

This increase is necessary for the District to address ongoing revenue shortfalls caused by eight years of declining state revenue. If passed, this increase will ensure that the District can balance its budget by June 2019, as required by the Illinois State Board of Education. [Continue Reading →]





Focus on Finance Archive:


Week Date Topic
1 2-29-16 Focus on Finance Introduction: PDF - Video
2 3-7-16 School Finance 101: District 7’s Total Revenue Budget: PDF - Video
3 3-14-16 School Finance 101: Property Tax Revenues: PDF - Video
4 3-21-16 School Finance 101: Federal Revenues: PDF - Video
5 3-28-16 School Finance 101: A Summary of Revenue: PDF
6 4-4-16 Historical Background – Revenues vs. Expenditures: PDF - Video
7 4-11-16 2016-2017 Proposed Expenditure Reductions & Fee Increases: PDF
8 4-18-16 Review of School Funding Plans under Consideration by the State: PDF
9 4-25-16 School Tax Rate Explanation and Comparison: PDF
10 5-2-16 What does the Education Fund support?: PDF
11 5-9-16 Academic Outcomes: Reflections from the EHS Class of 2016: PDF - Video
12 5-16-16 Academic Outcomes: Part 2: Reflections from the EHS Class of 2016: PDF - Video
13 5-23-16 Academic Outcomes: Part 3: Reflections from the EHS Class of 2016: PDF - Video
14 5-31-16 Academic Outcomes: Part 4: Reflections from the EHS Class of 2016: PDF - Video
15 6-6-16 Academic Outcomes: Part 5: Reflections from the EHS Class of 2016: PDF - Video
16 6-13-16 Edwardsville High School: PDF - Video
17 6-20-16 Edwardsville High School Athletic Facilities: PDF - Video
18 6-27-16 Lincoln and Liberty Middle Schools: PDF - Video
20 7-11-16 District 7’s Ten Elementary Schools: PDF - Video
21 7-18-16 District 7’s Preschool Programs: PDF - Video
22 7-26-16 Special Education and Related Services: PDF - Video
23 8-1-16 Impact of the Continuing Financial Crisis on Academics, Technology, and School Security: PDF - Video
24 8-10-16 Addressing the Long-Term Financial Stability of District 7: PDF - Video
25 8-17-16 Addressing the Long-Term Financial Stability of District 7 - FAQs: PDF - Video
26 8-24-16 Board Unanimously Passes Resolution to Place Education Fund Tax Rate Increase: PDF - Video
27 9-2-16 Focus on Finance Frequently Asked Questions Introduction: PDF
28 9-9-16 Focus on Finance Frequently Asked Questions: PDF


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