What The Budget Impasse Means For Schools

Forrest Claypool file ap
In this July 16, 2015, file photo, Chicago Public Schools District CEO Forrest Claypool listens to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during a news conference in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo
Forrest Claypool file ap
In this July 16, 2015, file photo, Chicago Public Schools District CEO Forrest Claypool listens to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during a news conference in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo

What The Budget Impasse Means For Schools

According to Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool, schools in Chicago and across the state might not be able to open their doors in the fall unless Springfield passes an education budget.

That statement raised some eyebrows.

WBEZ’s Becky Vevea joins us to discuss how the continuation of the budget stalemate through the summer would affect different school districts in different ways.