Colin Manahan | WGLT

Colin Manahan

District 87 headquarters
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District 87 officials believe the two-year trend of a shrinking property tax base will end this year, and that could lead to a slight drop in the tax rate.

District 87 offices
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Rising costs and a projected drop in revenue are leaving District 87 schools with a projected $2 million deficit for the 2019-20 school year.

District 87 sign outside Bloomington Junior High School.
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District 87's sustainability efforts are getting national attention.

District 87 sign outside Bloomington Junior High School.
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District 87 plans to alter its budget to cover short-term expenses that the district expects to soon recoup and to provide additional cash flexibility.