Access Living Releases Analysis of the CPS FY17 Budget

Access Living published their annual review of the CPS Budget analyzing the impact of the CPS Budget on special education and students with disabilities, and makes a series of recommendations.

Access Living analyzed the CPS FY17 Budget.

Their analysis determines "the impact of the CPS Budget on special education and students with disabilities, and makes a series of recommendations. The report is authored by Access Living’s Education Policy Analyst, Rodney Estvan. On Wednesday, August 24, Estvan is scheduled to testify at the Chicago Public Schools Board of Education Meeting, where he will speak about the Budget Review. A copy of the Budget Review was provided to each CPS Board Member prior to the meeting."

About Access Living

Established in 1980, Access Living is a non-profit, Chicago-based disability rights and service organization that provides individualized, peer-based services for people with disabilities. With a strong influence in public policy and social reform, Access Living is committed to challenging stereotypes, protecting civil rights and breaking institutional and community barriers.

Press coverage of their analysis:
http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/cps-budget-denounced-by-good-govern...

http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/08/23/budget-watchdog-group-rejects-...