So the budget is up, but the schools are getting cut (including the classroom)? CPS isn't buying into the LSC budget refusals. Becky Vevea pops up on an education-related segment of WBEZ's "Curious City." Plus lots of comments in previous posts, including retired teachers worried about CTU, fans and foes of Xian Barrett, and more.
CPS stands pat on budget cuts despite Local School Councils' pressure Chicago Tribune: Chicago Public Schools has not wavered about the need for cost-cutting as part of a $5.58 billion budget unveiled this week, but a coalition of Local School Councils ...
Chicago schools budget includes $68 million in classroom cuts WBEZ: Chicago Public Schools unveiled a $5.6 billion budget that includes a tax hike and deep cuts to schools that parents and teachers have been anguishing over for weeks. The district had been keeping this year's budget under tight wraps; today's long
Town Hall: Chicago Public Schools recently released a proposed budget of $5.6 billion for the 2013-14 school year. That's up from $5.1 billion the previous year. The dramatic increase in spending is largely due to a $405 million employee pension payment the district.