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Chicago Schools Budget

Watchdog Group Blasts Chicago's New Schools Budget

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO, July 23 (Reuters) - The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday approved a $5.76 billion fiscal 2015 operating budget that relies on an acc...

CPS Budget Approved Unanimously Despite Protests

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved a $6.6 billion fiscal 2014 budget for the Chicago Publi...

TFA To Chicago Teachers: Our Recruits Will Not Replace You

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.25.2013 | Chicago

Teach for America wants people to know that its recruits will not replace laid off Chicago Public School teachers. Amid allegations that TFA recrui...

CPS Budget Outlook Not Good Despite Cuts, School Closings

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2013 | Chicago

By Brendan O'Brien July 24 (Reuters) - Chicago's public schools on Wednesday forecast a record $1 billion fiscal 2014 budget deficit d...

Teachers, Advocates Boo New CPS Budget At Public Hearing

Posted 07.12.2012 | Chicago

Teachers and community school activists did not respond well to the 2012-13 Chicago Public Schools budget proposal outlined at a public hearing Wednes...

CPS Budget Raises Taxes, Makes Deep Cuts, But Where's The Longer Day?

Posted 10.06.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans have heard it from Mayor Rahm Emanuel so often, it's become a mantra. By the time they've graduated from high school, students in Houston h...

Schools CFO Resigns Amid Massive Budget Shortfall

Posted 07.18.2011 | Chicago

The chief financial officer of the Chicago Public Schools has resigned, leaving the district without a CFO in a time of deep financial peril. Diana...