Days Gone By In Staunton
May 4, 2022
Thursday, March 29, 1990 -- RESIDENCY OF STAUNTON STUDENTS QUESTIONED -- Decreased Livingston school enrollment and subsequent loss of state aid has spurred a taxpayer with property in both districts to ask questions about students residency. Illinois gives financial aid to a district based on the number of children enrolled.
Due to financial problems and cutbacks in programs, Livingston has experienced a drop in enrollment and loss of state funds. Livingston resident Alan Libbra estimates more than 20 former Livingston students are now attending Staunton public school without paying tuiti...