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History not a guide for possible Chicago Public Schools bankruptcy

Amanda Robert Jun. 27, 2016, 1:10pm

Even as Illinois' governor has openly discussed the possibility the Chicago Public Schools could seek bankruptcy protection, a municipal bankruptcy expert has noted only four school districts have declared Chapter 9 bankruptcy in the past 62 years, and two of those abandoned the process.

Attorney: Judge would put Chicago Public Schools' bankruptcy on 'short leash'

Amanda Robert May 27, 2016, 12:43pm

Should the historic budget cuts being planned by Chicago Public Schools not prevent it from going bust, the idea of bankruptcy looms as a possibility.

Illinois work comp reform proposals center on call for causation standards

Amanda Robert May 13, 2015, 10:06am


Right-to-work: Will it help or hinder Illinois' economy? Public policy thinkers weigh in

Amanda Robert May 5, 2015, 9:59am