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Forrest Claypool on CTU Contract, CPS Cuts

Things are not going well between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools. The union rejected the latest contract offer the other day after it looked like both sides were close to an agreement after more than a year of contract talks. Then on February 2, the district announced plans to cut 100 million dollars in staff and spending to help address its long term one billion dollar shortfall. Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool joins the show to shed some light on the proposed cuts.

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