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History not a guide for possible Chicago Public Schools bankruptcy

By Amanda Robert | Jun 27, 2016

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'

By Amanda Robert | May 27, 2016

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.

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