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Cps Budget Cuts

CPS -- A Petulant Child That Feigns Never Having Heard "No" Before

Dave Stieber | Posted 02.03.2017 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

Yes, making sure a teacher is reasonably protected from the craziness that is CPS and paid fairly is still doing what is best for kids. A fair contract helps keep outstanding teachers from leaving this jacked up mayorally controlled undemocratic school system.

CPS Finances Still A Disaster Despite School Closings, Layoffs

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The $6.6 billion proposed fiscal 2014 budget for the Chicago Public Schools is unsustainable and the district's fiscal h...

'Additional' State Funds Mostly Went To North Side CPS Schools

Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago

A new analysis shows state money recent doled out by the Chicago Public Schools district to hard-hit neighborhood schools overwhelmingly went to schoo...

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...

Protesters March Against CPS Budget Cuts, School Closings

Posted 06.21.2013 | Chicago

Story by Erica Demarest, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: DOWNTOWN — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent proposal to fund a DePaul arena with TIF money was a ...

Elite High School May Charge Students $500 To Take 7th Period

Posted 06.20.2013 | Chicago

In the past, some Chicago students have been paid to earn good grades and study hard, but the tables may turn for students at one of the city's most e...

Teacher's Union: CPS Cuts 'Crippling' Schools

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Larger class sizes. Inexperienced teachers. Substitute teachers. Trimmed-back art, music and after-school programs. Those are the problems "crippling...

Ron Huberman, Chicago Public Schools CEO, Buys $898K North Side Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Due to a budget shortfall in the city and state, Chicago Public School students and teachers have been forced to make significant sacrifices. Teachers...