By: Diane Benjamin
That link has a BUNCH of questions school districts MUST answer. You can access all the payouts Illinois forked over to schools in emergency relief funds from that link too. I pulled out McLean County. Here’s your homework: Start sending FOIA’s. Blind copy me please, firstname.lastname@example.org
Since lots of government units like to hide where to send a FOIA request, I found them for you. Even though the law REQUIRES a FOIA officer be listed many don’t comply. If I can’t easily find one, the email address is for the superintendent. Ask for documents!
District 87: email@example.com
Unit 5: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tri Valley: email@example.com
Need to review how to file a FOIA? See this document the Edgar County Watchdogs put together: