Elected School Board

Jean-Claude Brizard

Brizard: Appointed School Board Is Fine The Way It Is

The head of Chicago Public Schools says he’d like to see the school board stay the way it is.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

A group of parents, activists, and teachers delivers petitions with 10,000 signatures calling for an advisory referendum on the November ballot, asking voters whether there should be an elected school board for the Chicago Public Schools, rather than the current board appointed by the mayor. (Credit: CBS)

Group Submits 10K Signatures Seeking Vote On Elected School Board

A coalition of Chicago parents, activists, and teachers said Monday it has enough signatures to get the idea of an elected school board for Chicago Public Schools on the ballot in November.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012