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CPS raising taxes, tapping reserves to close budget gap

CPS raising taxes, tapping reserves to close budget gap
"You are using CPS students as pawns," said Theresa Martinez, a parent at Bell Elementary, a high-performing North Side school that has seen its budget cut by $ 750,000. "The children are the first to lose with the budgets you've proposed." School …
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North Side school council rejects its Chicago Public Schools budget for second

North Side school council rejects its Chicago Public Schools budget for second
Despite Chicago Public Schools offering a North Side school an additional $ 100,000, parents, teachers, and faculty of Audubon Elementary voted Wednesday to reject, for the second time, a sharply reduced budget. Even with the extra $ 100,000 dollars, the …
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