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Students in Angela Caravetta’s second grade homeroom practice measuring objects during a math lesson at Burnham Elementary in Cicero. The school district regularly makes difficult choices on where to spend its scarce dollars.

Marc Monaghan

CPS budget cuts could mean some teacher layoffs, larger class sizes

Declining enrollment at Chicago Public Schools is costing the state’s largest school district millions in funding this fall. This on the heels of a 2018 coding error on behalf of the Illinois Department of Education that CPS will have to pay back. 

Reset learns more about what fate schools, students and teachers face amid budget cuts.

GUEST: Sarah Karp, WBEZ education Reporter


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