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Which schools will benefit most from Illinois’ capital improvement budget?

Justin Kaufmann and Kerry Lester, August 2019

Journalist Kerry Lester joins Justin on Extension 720 to discuss a new report about school class size and which Illinois schools will benefit from the state capital budget. Kerry talks about where Illinois ranks when it comes to class size, the amount of money schools are receiving from the capital improvement budget and why there is a money disparity between schools.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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