Springfield School Board debates sales tax increase

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Springfield School Board is debating a countywide sales tax increase.

A recent study found most Springfield residents approve of the 1 percent increase.

The extra funds would go to improve schools in the district.

The school district would need to represent more than 50 percent of students in Sangamon County to go forward with the ballot questions.

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