Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Why do I sometimes get a login page when I try to access the Budget Interactive Reports?
A. Your Browser session for the Interactive Reports have probably timed out. This is an easy fix. All you have to do is close the previously opened browser window. Open a new browser window and click on the "Interactive Reports" on cps.edu website to access the budget interactive reports.
Q. Is there any way to read the Budget Report offline?
A. Yes there is. You can download a PDF of the full Budget Report and have it available anytime you need it.
Q. There is a lot of great information here but where should I start?
A. Your right. There is a lot of information on the Budget Report. Try starting at the Reader's Guide. The Reader's Guide page will give you a general information on what each chapter of the Budget Report means.
Q. When does the fiscal year start and end?
A. The Chicago Board of Education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013.
Q. Can I look at an individual schools budget?
A. Yes you can. With our new Interactive Budget Reports you can look at individual schools budget, programs as well as Central Office budget.
Q. Can I also look at the previous year's budget?
A. Yes you can, though its only available through PDF. Go to our Financial Information page, It has all of our budget information from year 2009 to our current budget.
Q. Where can I read the transcripts for the FY13 budget hearings held on July 11, 2012 or November 5, 2012?
A. Read the transcripts of the budget hearings on July 11, 2012 or November 5, 2012 on the More Information page.
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