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Chicago Board of Education members step down

May 22, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times
Board and Executive Moves

The resignations opens the door for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to appoint her own board to control Chicago Public Schools. Members of the Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday announced they’ll step down, opening the door for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to overhaul the seven-member board that controls Chicago Public Schools — for now, pending legislation in Springfield. “We’re very, very proud of the work we’ve done,” Board President Frank Clark said at the end of a three-hour monthly board m...