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CPS approves $6 billion operating budget amid concerns from civic, disability groups


The Chicago Board of Education approved a multibillion-dollar budget for everyday expenses and new debt Wednesday, prompting officials to repeat their praise for recent fiscal peace amid concerns from civic and disability rights groups.

The roughly $6 billion operating budget for Chicago Public Schools marks a nearly $285 million spending increase from last year and includes about $60 million in extra funding for schools to help cover unionized teacher salary increases.


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