Visual map of where charters opened last year and the impact on budgets at nearby schools.

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Parent Group, Raise Your Hand Blasts CPS for Budget Priorities – Cuts Disproportionately Hit District Run Schools while Charter and Central Office Spending Increases

Contact:Β  Amy Smolensky, 312 485 0053 Date:Β  Wed, 08/21/2013 CHICAGO-- With just days left until school starts, parent group Raise Your Hand is calling on the city and CPS to stop the attack on district-run schools and restore funding so that children can start school with a dignified school day. After reviewing the budget, Raise Your Hand is alarmed to find many areas of increased and spending to Central Office including: Continue reading