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CPS budget calls for big boost in class size

The CPS ... "Keep in mind, the only budget that has been presented is the governor's," he said. "If there is a competing plan, then we need to see it." The school-by-school budgets made available Mond... read more

Dirty schools: CPS cheated to pass cleanliness audits, janitors say

At Powell Elementary, Gladney says she frequently buys Fabuloso cleaner for the school with her own money because requests for more cleaning solution get turned down. “They tell us it’s not in our bud... read more

CPS shouldn't rush to close National Teachers Academy

Advocates for the new school say it's necessary because the current building is overcrowded, and has been so ... can be expected to maintain, if not exceed, that rating if they're only given a chance. ... read more

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The meaning of our struggle in Chicago

Between the two of them, we've been at CPS for 14 years and have been at six different schools. So I think we have a good perspective on what works and what doesn't work in the system. And I can ... t... read more

Teacher Pension Crisis Is Punishing Children and Taxpayers

McGee says taxpayers will continue to contribute increasing amounts of their hard-earned money to pay for teacher pensions, but “the underfunding shortfall is so large that aggregate ... battle with C... read more

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's 2014 State of the State Speech

I am so very ... we can afford them … and they are paid for." I am proud to report to you today that Arizona's fiscal house is in order and, together, let's keep it that way. We've come a long way in ... read more

One Year After Closings, How Are Chicago’s Public Schools Now?

Now, a new report by the CTU finds that few of those promises were kept, particularly around staffing ... the only CPS children’s string orchestra in Chicago. “How do I tell my kids that there is no m... read more

Illinois House 19th District Republican nominee: Ammie Kessem

That is not even enough to keep up with the 2.9% annual inflation ... clearly measurable performance outcomes. Zero based budgeting must replace baseline budgeting. We can and should consolidate schoo... read more

B.C. budget runs billions short for education and health: report

But he agreed with the report’s assertion that it will take significant reinvestment of funding to maintain service levels. The government has budgeted the same amount of money for the 2014-15 school ... read more

More Budget Cuts Hitting State Services

MDHS requested a little over $60 million for the upcoming fiscal year, which would allow the agency to maintain its current staffing levels ... budget cut—not all of MDE's budget, so the early childho... read more

Politicians helped bring Chicago's public pension funds to the brink of insolvency

Chicago's public pension funds ... so property tax money that normally went to pensions would go to Chicago Public Schools coffers. Under the old law, the district's pension bill was slated to be $93 ... read more

Human cost of proposed budget cuts too high

I don’t have the answers to our current ... s budget also funds my salary. Staffing levels are already inadequate. People don’t want to do an emotionally and physically taxing job for so little pay. T... read more

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