Tag Archives: Chicago Public Schools

CN August 17 2017

Nothing much to report this week in the ongoing struggle to find equitable financing for Illinois’ public schools. The effort to override Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto has stalled for now in the House, where there aren’t enough votes. The bill … Continue reading

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CN July 20 2017

Well, Illinois has a budget. But the schools don’t. Chicago Public Schools, for the third year in a row, presented to its principals a budget for their individual schools that’s based on state money that has been promised – sorta … Continue reading

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CN Jan 16, 2014

  “It’s the quintessential Chicago story. They used political connections to grow into one of the largest, most powerful organizations in the city.” That’s how Andrew Schroedter sums up The Rise and Fall of Juan Rangel, the Patron of Chicago’s … Continue reading

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