DNAInfo: Elected School Board Approved By House — Is Rahm's CPS Control In Danger?

By: Heather Cherone

March 3rd, 2016

Chicagoans would be represented by an elected - not appointed - School Board, under a measure that won overwhelming approval Thursday in the Illinois House...

State Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-Logan Square) said he had been working with community groups since his failed 2012 bid for the Illinois House to get legislation requiring an elected School Board in Chicago.

"I’m incredibly excited to see our efforts bear fruit today," Guzzardi said.

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