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CTBA Budget Director Bobby Otter talked with WYCC Field Producer Gladys Roman about Chicago Public School.  If you missed the program, WATCH NOW

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Washington, DC—Congressman Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) introduced the Equity and Excellence in American Education Act to provide schools with the resources needed to provide each and every child with a high-quality education, and to encourage state governments and local school districts to partner with the federal government to adequately fund America’s public schools.


Valerie Leonard talked with Ralph Martire about CTBA's programs and services and ways community-based organizations can use data to drive policy, advocacy and programs to bring about social justice.


September 9, 2015

"Illinois' Budget: The Path Forward"

Keynote Speaker


CTBA Budget Director Bobby Otter was interviewed this afternoon by WGN-Channel 9 news regarding the Chicago Public School's FY 2016 budget and structural deficit.

Chicago Tonight Reporter, Paris Schultz, interviewed CTBA Executive Director, Ralph Martire. The segment aired at 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 11, 2015, on WTTW.