CPS Increases Its Budget With $125 Million For The Upcoming Year"This budget also addresses key priorities such as special education, college and career readiness and supports and services for our district's schools in our highest need areas."
School Funding Plan With Private-Tuition Component Goes To GovernorChicagoans can brace themselves for another round of property tax increases. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Chicago Teachers Union Calls School Funding Deal A Reverse Robin Hood SchemeThe Chicago Teachers Unions said the school funding plan agreement reached Thursday night is a reverse robin hood scheme.
School-Funding Political Cartoon Continues To Dog Gov. RaunerThe illustration was created by the conservative think tank that has largely taken control of Republican Rauner's entire communications operations. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
CPS Unveils 2018 Fiscal Plan But Is Counting On Uncertain State FundingChicago Public Schools has unveiled its fiscal plan for 2018, but it's counting on uncertain funding from the state.
Staredown Continues Over Illinois School FundingIllinois House Democrats brought together school superintendents to blast Gov. Rauner's recent school funding veto.
Rauner Veto Designed To Punish Chicago Schools, Critics ClaimGov. Bruce Rauner this week rewrote part of a school-funding bill. The consequences could be devastating, critics tell CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley.
Rauner, Dems Heading Toward School-Funding ShowdownBruce Rauner summoned all Republican lawmakers from the House and Senate for an hour-long meeting -- the first of its kind in anyone's memory.
Two State Representatives Boycott Governor's Special SessionTwo state representatives chose to boycott the special legislative session called Wednesday by Governor Rauner, and instead were doing some volunteer work in a Chicago public school.
Lawmakers To Meet For Special Session Amid Education Funding DisputeAt least two lawmakers planned to boycott the special session, and instead planned to be at Gale Elementary for a service day.
Mayor Emanuel Thinks Governor Rauner Should Just Sign School Funding BillMayor Emanuel is taking a dim view of Governor Rauner's decision to call a special legislative session to begin Wednesday, to address school funding in Illinois.
Rauner To Call Another Special Session, Amid School Funding DisputeThe governor accused Democrats of holding schools hostage to an attempt to bail out teachers’ pensions in Chicago.
Rauner Threatens To Cut Part Of School-Funding BillWith little more than a month until many school districts open their doors, Springfield still hasn't finalized a school funding plan.
Governor Rauner Seems To Be Sticking With Plan Of Vetoing School Funding BillGovernor Rauner does not seem to be backing away from his threat to veto a school funding bill that is headed for his desk.
Emanuel Pushes For School Funding Bill Rewrite, Despite Rauner's OppositionMayor Emanuel said his top priority now is getting a school funding bill into law, in spite of Governor Bruce Rauner's veto threat.