Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is one of seven individuals who have filed state and federal lawsuits in an effort to win an elected school board in Chicago.
At a talk Monday at the City Club of Chicago, Illinois State Sen. Kwame Raoul discussed what's next for the Chicago elected school board bill.
From paid sick days to regulations on popular sharing services like Airbnb and Uber, Progress Illinois rounds up highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting.
State legislation that would create an elected school board in Chicago has a new chief sponsor in the Illinois Senate.
Parents and education activists protested Wednesday morning outside Illinois Senate President John Cullerton's office, urging him to advance pending legislation for an elected Chicago school board.
CTU President Karen Lewis had some choice words Wednesday for Gov. Bruce Rauner over his handling of the state budget. She also rejected the school district's request to move contract talks into binding arbitration.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool rallied with pastors and community leaders Tuesday morning against Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed education cuts targeting the district.
Members of the Chicago City Council's Progressive Reform Caucus went to Springfield Wednesday to push for a state budget solution.
The Illinois House passed legislation Thursday that would create an elected school board in Chicago.