What If The CPS School Year Ends Three Weeks Early?

Forrest Claypool
CPS CEO Forrest Claypool at a Chicago Board of Education meeting in January. The CPS inspector general is now calling for Claypool to be fired. Andrew Gill / WBEZ
Forrest Claypool
CPS CEO Forrest Claypool at a Chicago Board of Education meeting in January. The CPS inspector general is now calling for Claypool to be fired. Andrew Gill / WBEZ

What If The CPS School Year Ends Three Weeks Early?

As Chicago Public Schools and the state continue to battle over who is going to fill the district’s budget gap, CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has threatened to end the school year three weeks early on June 1. WBEZ education reporter Sarah Karp tells us what that means and what it could cost the district. We also take calls from CPS parents on these questions: What do you think of schools closing three weeks early? What's your contingency plan if it happens?