School districts can do a second round of layoffs if K-12 funding increases less than 2%. CTA will ask the Legislature to prevent it.
In exchange for the money, districts should provide online learning, and independent study "to the extent feasible," which is puzzling to some.
With mandated costs rising, school districts had been counting on a larger cost of living adjustment that they’d receive next year.
Latest version would exempt it from most state education laws.