Federal Judge Tosses Pat Quinn’s Lawsuit Over Elected School BoardChicago Public Schools is the only district of the state’s 859 to have a board chosen by the mayor rather than voters.
Illinois House OK's Measure For Elected School Board In ChicagoChicago elected school board members until a 1995 reform that gave the city's mayor power to appoint the board.
Advocate For Elected Chicago School Board: Time Is Ripehose who want to see an elected Board of Education in Chicago say this week’s overwhelming referendum vote in favor of the idea may be symbolic, but it’s a real boost, too.
Most Voters Want Elected School Board In ChicagoVoters in 37 wards voiced overwhelming support for an elected school board on Tuesday, though it’s questionable whether the idea would really go anywhere.
Advocates For And Against Elected School Board Debate At City Club Luncheon Advocates for and against an elected school board in Chicago squared off in a spirited discussion Monday afternoon, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Brizard: Appointed School Board Is Fine The Way It IsThe head of Chicago Public Schools says he'd like to see the school board stay the way it is.
Group Submits 10K Signatures Seeking Vote On Elected School BoardA 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.