CPS receives $800,000 for arts education

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Public Schools is getting an $800,000 boost for arts education.

The privately-raised money has to be used during this school year for art, music, or theater supplies. Nearly 600 schools will receive $1,000 - $2,000 grants.

The money was raised through the mayor's "Be Creative" arts fundraising campaign.