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District 153 adopts budget, borrows between funds to cover late taxes 

The District 153 school board adopted its $28.2-million budget for fiscal year 2023 on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The district expects to have a $1.8-million operating deficit.

The budget shows an increase in the state’s Evidence Based Funding of about $900,000. Cook County hasn’t yet provided the district with its property assessment numbers, so the district projected a 3.1% increase in property taxes.

The 2023 fiscal year runs through June 30, 2023. 

The district’s 2022 budget of $25.6 million had a deficit of . . .

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