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Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Public Act 100-0465 or the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act on August 31, 2017. This law enacts evidence-based funding (EBF) and comprehensively changes the way that school districts receive the bulk of state funds. EBF sends more resources to Illinois’ most under-resourced students. EBF takes the necessary first steps toward ensuring all schools have the resources they need to provide a safe, rigorous, and well-rounded learning environment for all students. EBF demonstrates new mindsets for understanding the relationship between equity, adequacy, and student outcomes.

​​FY 2019 Tier Funding Distribution

The FY 2019 EBF Distribution Calculations are complete and have been vouchered by ISBE.
 For more information please see the EBF Distribution Calculation page!​​​​​

EBF Spending Plan

EBF spending plans are due by September 30 of each year.  Stay tuned for news on the upcoming FY 2020 EBF Spending Plans.  For questions regarding the EBF spending plan only (not EBF generally), contact​​ EBFspendingplan@isbe.net.​​​​​​​


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