CPS students, teacher hold protest as budget stalemate continues

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CHICAGO -- Students, parents and teachers rallied Thursday afternoon against education cuts.

The crowd was pushing lawmakers for school funding. They are demanding lawmakers compromise to reach a deal so schools open on time this fall.

The rally at the Thompson Center was organized by the non-profit New Schools for Chicago.

Hundreds of Chicago school kids from CPS and Charter school were in attendance and some teachers as well.

WGN’s Patrick Elwood has more.

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