Could CPS Be Run by the State?

Could CPS Be Run by the State?
Could CPS Be Run by the State?

Could CPS Be Run by the State?

Republican lawmakers announced a proposal to let the state of Illinois take control of Chicago Public Schools in order to get the district’s finances in order. The move would reportedly pave the way for the district — and possibly even the city of Chicago itself — to declare bankruptcy. WBEZ’s state politics reporter Tony Arnold explains.