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Budget outlines layoffs, cuts to special ed

CPS released its 2015-2016 budget, and began issuing nearly 1,500 pink slips to teachers, support staff and other employees in the district. In addition, teachers say the district has quietly shut down the Montefiore Specialty School despite a five-year moratorium on school closings.

Teacher residency rule one thing CPS gets right

When we live in the city, pay taxes here and send our kids to public schools, our students will see that despite any differences, we share many common bonds–most importantly, the desire to improve the city that we all call home.