|Rep. Jeanne Ives|
State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, said the measure tells school superintendents how to spend certain dollars, removing local decisions on where resources should be spent.
“They can tell superintendents how many janitors they need per square foot. Now, if that’s not central planning on steroids, I don’t know what is,” Ives said.
Instead, there needs to be an expansion of charter schools and tax credits for school choice, Ives said, as well as other efforts to produce competition and better results to boost outcomes...