CPS Budget Hearings This Week

There are a number of CPS budget hearings this week with capital budget hearings at 3 schools Wednesday evening and operating budget hearings at CPS headquarters on Friday during the day. The operating budget hearings have been in the community after work hours in the past but this year, the Sun-Times reports that "CPS defended the Friday daytime budget hearings, saying that they accommodate the schedules and availability of board members “to ensure a robust community input ahead of the Board vote later this month.”

If you would like to attend the capital hearings, they are Wednesday evening 6pm-8pm with registration at 5pm:
Bridge Elementary, 3800 N New England Ave
National Teachers Academy, 55 W Cermak Rd
Kennedy High School 6325 W 56th St

There's also something called a "Truth in Taxation" hearing at CPS on Thursday.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Truth-in-Taxation Hearing - Public Hearings on Proposed FY17 Budget
CPS Loop Office, 42 W. Madison St, Chicago IL 60602

The operating budget hearings are Friday at CPS
10:30am-12:30am - registration 9am
1:30pm-3:30pm- registration at noon

Sun Times article on the budget hearings:
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/chicago-public-schools-budget-hearings/

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