As the kids head back to school, Illinois Policy Institute analysis found that Illinois diverts millions of education dollars away from the classroom.

Where does that money wind up? It goes to unnecessary administrative bloat and to pension costs.

Illinois Policy's Director of Budget and Tax Research, Adam Schuster, joined the WROK Morning Show on Tuesday to explain why this administrative bloat hurts both student test scores and Illinois taxpayers, and what new legislation could do to solve the problem: