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Chicago Says Goodbye to Student-Based Budgeting. What's Next?

By Hal Woods | April 3, 2024

At its March 2024 Board meeting, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced plans to transition away from student-based budgeting (SBB).

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Springfield Considers Exempting Charters from Chicago’s School Closure Moratorium

By Hal Woods | February 26, 2024

Will the Illinois General Assembly grant power to the Chicago Board of Education to non-renew charters before a school closure moratorium lifts in 2025?

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School Resource Officers Resolution Explained

By Hal Woods | February 20, 2024

February Board Meeting Likely to Mark End of Police in Chicago Schools.

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What’s Behind Mayor Johnson Backing the House’s Elected School Board Proposal

By Hal Woods, Jessica Cañas | February 5, 2024

Mayor Johnson recently informed Illinois Senate president Don Harmon he would like to see 10 Chicago school board seats up for election this November.

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CPS on Verge of Deciding Charter Renewals

By Hal Woods | January 23, 2024

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Board of Education will vote on the renewal term lengths for 47 charter campuses at its meeting this Thursday, January 25.

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