Chicago Public Schools introduced its 2014 school budget on Wednesday amid protesting parents and teachers. Officials say they will fill the $1 billion budget gap with $68 million in classroom cuts and the use of $700 million from reserve funds. Elizabeth Brackett has the details.
Watch CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett and CTU President Karen Lewis's full testimony from today's school board meeting.
For the second day in a row, a group of Chicago aldermen have formed a so-called reform caucus. We hear from members of the “Paul Douglas Alliance” and the “Progressive Reform Coalition.”
The Chicago Teachers Union voted to end the strike after the House of Delegates met Tuesday afternoon. We talk with both sides about what’s ahead for Chicago students.