Erika Wozniak on #SchoolsNotStadiums: “There seems to be plenty of money for everything else”

Matt Bubala with Erica Wozniak

Matt Bubala (in for Justin Kaufmann) visits with Chicago Public School teacher Erika Wozniak about her #SchoolsNotStadiums movement, originally spurred by the city’s use of TIF money to build a new DePaul Basketball facility in the wake of a mass public school closing.

They discuss what Wozniak sees as a gross misuse of tax revenue on a city and state level, the different reasons for under-enrollment as a criteria for school closings, the viability of the pension system as an “incentive” to public sector workers, and more.