Ahead of School Year, CPS Has No Budget And Lays Off Almost 1,000 Staffers

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Ahead of School Year, CPS Has No Budget And Lays Off Almost 1,000 Staffers

Nearly 1,000 Chicago Public School staffers were notified they were being laid off this week. And with the first day of school only weeks away, CPS continues to delay releasing its annual budget.

How do these layoffs affect your school and where is the CPS budget? WBEZ Education reporter Sarah Karp joins Morning Shift to break down the problems CPS is facing and what it means for teachers, parents and students.