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There’s Precedent: Elected School Board Would Make Matters Worse

By Mike Fourcher | Friday, November 2, 2012

The Chicago Board of Education chambers. From the Board of Education.

Next week voters in a patchwork quilt of precincts across Chicago will be asked at the bottom of their ballots to vote on a referendum that promotes an ill-conceived activist fantasy. The non-binding measure asks, “Shall each member of the Board of School District 299, known as the Chicago Board of Education, be elected by voters of the City of Chicago, State of Illinois?”

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