Johnsburg School District Put on Notice

Johnsburg Unit School District 12 has been put on the Illinois State Board of Education’s “financial watch list” a year ago. Last month the State Board notified the district it would “initiate a proper investigation of [its] financial integrity.” The … Continue reading

Local School Finances – How to Probe

Crack researcher Susan Handelsmann of rural Woodstock has put together a “how to” piece about figuring out what your school board has done with school finances. It is presented below for McHenry Grade School District 15, but can be adapted … Continue reading

Employment and Financial Info Sought by County Officials

We’ve been looking at the question on the survey mailed to 8,000 households by the McHenry County Health Department. Previously, we’ve looked at those questions seeking information on desires for more services, open space, recreation and planning, and transportation Today, … Continue reading