So much for no new charters, I guess. Catalyst has a new web extra up, More charters heading for CPS?, outlining a downstate deal in which CPS gets 15 more charters (up from the current 30) in exchange for limits on the cloning of existing charters which has been used lately to bypass the cap. "Chicago would get 15 new charters, but have limits placed on expansion
campuses of existing charters, under proposed legislation crafted by
Senate President Emil Jones Jr. and the Chicago Teachers Union."
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