North Chicago Community Unit School District 187 stands to lose close to $1 million in federal Impact Aid funding because of an apparent glitch in the submission of an electronic application form, reports the Waukegan News Sun. But U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., is intervening and asking that the penalty be waived. The school district qualifies for "heavily impacted aid" owing to the number of students it receives from Naval Station Great Lakes, and last year it received more than $8.6 million in Impact Aid funding, about one-third of its budget. The district recently was notified by the U.S. Department...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources


  • About the Author:

    staff and wire services reports