Illinois’ regional superintendents are still working without pay. Bob Daibers with the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendent of Schools says state representatives will likely vote on a funding measure on Tuesday but right now, they’re still coming up short.
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Daiber adds the community will suffer if their pay isn’t reinstated.
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Four of the superintendents have resigned because of the lack of pay. Daiber says if lawmakers fail to pass a bill that authorizes their salaries be reinstated, more resignations could be possible. The officials cannot strike because they are elected officials but they can recess and stop work.