07/22/2011 03:43 pm ET Updated Sep 21, 2011

Public Schools, Private Budgets: How Do Charter Schools Spend Their Money?

In his first months in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been sending and resending the message that he wants his administration to be a model of transparency and openness. "During the campaign I promised to have the most open, accountable, and transparent government that the city of Chicago has ever seen," Emanuel said at a June 8 press conference where he announced he was putting the names, positions, and salaries of all city employees online.

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