See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Chicago is One Step Closer to Hybrid Elected School Board as Illinois House Approves Plan

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2024
From The Center

Mayor Brandon Jonson will retain majority control of Chicago Public Schools throughout his first term under a measure that’s one step away from becoming law. That measure gives city residents the opportunity in November to vote for half of the Chicago Board of Education. The model allows Johnson to appoint the other half of the board, plus its president. Voters will then get the chance to elect the entire board in the 2026 election. The Illinois House of Representatives voted 75-31 on Thursday to approve the plan. The state Senate...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about General News from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right