Teacher's Union: CPS Cuts 'Crippling' Schools

11/23/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Chicago Sun-Times

Larger class sizes. Inexperienced teachers. Substitute teachers. Trimmed-back art, music and after-school programs.
Those are the problems "crippling" many Chicago Public Schools and "cutting our students off at the knees," despite the positive spin officials have put on a financially challenging school year, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis told School Board members Wednesday.

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