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CPS Dad Pens Sarcastic Absence Excuse Letter for Child
Dozens Of Aldermen Backing Resolution To Use Surplus TIF Funds To Help CPSDozens of aldermen say they want the city to use more than a billion dollars in so-called TIF development funds to help bail out the Chicago Public Schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Principals Receive Details On Budget Cuts From CPSPrincipals at the Chicago Public Schools learned Tuesday how much money they must cut from their school budgets, but some aldermen were pushing a plan to prevent the cuts by moving money from another account.
Aldermen Divided On Steering TIF Dollars Away From Community Projects To Held Fund CPSCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker has dilemma they're facing.
Chicago Teacher Spends Night In Jail After Bank Sit-InSome teachers think Bank of America has mismanaged Chicago school funds. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
FULL VIDEO: CPS Does Not Deserve Special Treatment, Rauner SaysGov. Bruce Rauner made it clear today that when it comes to education funding, Chicago isn't going to get any favorable treatment from the state.
Emanuel: Rauner's CPS Takeover Talk Cost Schools More On Bond DealMayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said Gov. Bruce Rauner should be ashamed of himself if he was trying to thwart the Chicago Public Schools’ $725 million borrowing plan this week by repeatedly pushing for a state takeover of the school system, and suggesting the district be allowed to file for bankruptcy.
Police Arrest 16 As Chicago Teachers Rally DowntownThey planned to march north to Chicago City Hall to express anger over CPS’s threats to cut $100 million from the budget, which would include layoffs affecting the classroom.
Rauner Blasts CPS Borrowing Plan; Says Emanuel 'Forestalling The Inevitable'Gov. Bruce Rauner had more harsh criticism for the Chicago Public Schools on Thursday, a day after the district borrowed $725 million at very high interest rates.
Teachers Plan Rally Outside Bank Of America To Protest CPS DebtThe union expects a "big turnout" for its rally outside of the Midwest regional office of the Bank of America, which the union accuses of steering the Chicago Board of Education into making bad investments.
As CPS Promises $100 Million In Cuts, Principals Await DetailsCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley has a look at the process.
CTU Delegates Voice Support For Bargaining Team- Chicago Teachers Union delegates met for 90 minutes Wednesday evening and voiced their support for the actions being taken by the union's leaders.

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