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Groups blast CPS budget as 'shortsighted,' based on gimmicks

Tim Cawley chief administrative officer with Chicago Public Schools discusses district's proposed $5.76 billi2015 budget Wednesday night public hearing Malcolm

Tim Cawley, chief administrative officer with the Chicago Public Schools, discusses the district's proposed $5.76 billion 2015 budget Wednesday night at a public hearing at Malcolm X College. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

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Updated: August 24, 2014 6:22AM

On the eve of the approval of Chicago Public Schools’ $5.76 billion budget for 2015, two advocacy groups on Tuesday blasted the budget in their own analyses as unsustainable, shortsighted and based on a gimmick. READ MORE.

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