CPS CEO Forrest Claypool speaks at a press conference after Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would have given the Corrupt Chicago Public Schools $215 million to help pay for teacher pensionsThe Chicago Public Schools have precious few options now that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s surprise veto has blown a hole in its budget already precariously balanced on the promise of $215 million in state pension help from Springfield.
Once again, district leaders have rolled the dice on hundreds of millions arriving from the state, and unless the House follows the Senate’s lead on overriding the governor’s veto, classroom cuts are all but a certainty.
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