Ted was on Illinois Rising earlier this week discussing Chicago Public Schools’ latest budget in the wake of the $450 million bailout it received from state taxpayers.
CPS took the new money and did nothing to tighten its belt, clean house or get its books in order. Instead, it wants to spend nearly 20 percent more, increase its number of school administrators and build new schools even as student enrollment declines.
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Read more about CPS’ latest budget here: Illinois taxpayers bailed out Chicago Public Schools so the district could do what?