27 children shot in Chicago. But no pics going viral.
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CTU members are marching out in the rain this morning, ahead of school board meeting where the district's $5.4 billion budget will be voted on.
.@CTULocal1 members protest ahead of school board meeting. Budget expected to go up for a vote today pic.twitter.com/8w6iT0bXyT— Progress Illinois (@progressIL) August 24, 2016
The proposed budget, with massive program cuts, is laden with property tax increases and largely reliant on heavy borrowing against future property tax revenue, as opposed to taxing the wealthy or finding other new sources of revenue.
All this while Gov. Rauner continues to hold the state's school budget hostage.
Also protesting is Access Living, a disability rights group, upset about the new way the Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: 27 children shot in Chicago. But no pics going viral.: