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CHICAGO (AP)–Gov. Bruce Rauner won’t say if Illinois can afford the nearly $500 million in new state funding Chicago Public Schools has factored into its budget, but reiterated that he’s open to helping soften a schools financial crisis in conjunction with other reforms.
The Republican governor spoke to reporters in Chicago on Monday, his third news conference on the issue since last week.
CHICAGO (AP)–Chicago Public Schools officials have proposed a $5.7 billion budget that includes nearly 500 teacher layoffs and banks on $480 million in new state funding that might not come.