Longer School Days for CPS Despite Deficit & Public Outcry

A longer school day and extended year is slated to take effect for Chicago Public Schools, despite public outcry and what officials call a staggering budget deficit. Paris Schutz has the details.

Longer School Days

Are you for or against longer school days? We have that heated debate in tonight's Viewer Mail.

Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard

Longer School Day Announced; Negotiations Stalled with Teachers

It's a busy day for city schools as the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates meets to discuss a potential 4 percent pay raise cut. Meanwhile, the Chicago Public Schools have announced their plans for a longer school day. We talk with CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard about all of this and more.