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“I [wanted them] to address the cuts, any cuts, especially in a school geared toward technical education, cuts should not come out of the career and technical education programs and they should be based on performance instead of just because." - Latisa Kendrick, a recently laid-off CPS teacher,  formerly of Simeon Career Academy, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave., was in attendance at KKC’s budget meeting.

“I [wanted them] to address the cuts, any cuts, especially in a school geared toward technical education, cuts should not come out of the career and technical education programs and they should be based on performance instead of just because." - Latisa Kendrick, a recently laid-off CPS teacher, formerly of Simeon Career Academy, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave., was in attendance at KKC’s budget meeting.

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Chicago Public Schools Holds Public Budget Hearings

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) held one of three public hearings last week.

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) held one of three public hearings last week, at Kennedy King College (KKC), 6301 S. Halsted St., to publicly provide an overview of its FY15 budget. CPS held the meetings in separate locations across the Chicagoland area where community members were briefed on specific budget items, spending constraints and were given an opportunity to voice concerns.