Most recently, Governor Rauner broke his word by blocking Chicago from receiving $215 million for our schools. That $215 million was supposed to be a first step – just a first step --- toward treating your children fairly. That $215 million was supposed to be a first step toward providing your children with their fair share of the dollars Illinois spends on children in the rest of Illinois. But Governor Rauner broke his word and did not take even that first step.
The full letters from CPS are attached below.
How does this affect Peirce?
Peirce school is losing $103,000. Principal Zaimi is determining where to pull those funds from, however all positions are secure and will not be affected by this round of cuts.
What can we do to help?
Now a bipartisan taskforce is recommending needed steps to reform Illinois’ education funding system – the most inequitable in the country.
Now is the time for Governor Rauner to hear your voice. His reckless decision jeopardizes Chicago's students' progress. Governor Rauner needs to hear that the CPS community deserves a fair funding system NOW.
Learn more about NOW and pick up the phone for Chicago's students today!
CPS LSC Budget Letter - 2/6/17
CPS Parent Budget Letter - 2/6/17