• Questions come from the community

  • You vote for your favorites

  • WBEZ investigates, posting updates in real time

  • Followers help shape the investigation

  • We discover the answers together!


Previous Question Next Question

I recently learned the annual budget for Tilden High School. I then divided that number by the total number of students at Tilden and learned that Chicago is spending $175,000 for each student per year. That is 5 to 6 times the cost of sending a kid to the best private high schools in the state.\ How do we justify the absurd amount of money Chicago spends to educate a child?

Asked by Tim

Commenting Guidelines