August 10, 2010
Chicago Public Schools has released a preliminary budget, which is also posted on the District’s web site, www.cps.edu.
The proposed budget, which will be presented to the Chicago Board of Education later this month after a series of public hearings, is for $6.461 billion. By law, the District’s budget must be balanced.
Community hearings have been scheduled for:
Tuesday, August 17
Lane Tech High School
2501 W. Addison Street
Wednesday, August 18
Westinghouse High School
3223 W Franklin Blvd
Thursday, August 19
Corliss High School
821 E. 103rd Street
For all three public forums, registration will open at 6:00 p.m. and the hearings will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Chicago Public Schools serves 417,855 students in 675 schools. It is the nation’s third-largest school district.