Hand-picked CPS board no longer works for parents who want their own vote

If local parents and community groups have their say, the Chicago Board of Education would be an elected body. (Meredith Francis/MEDILL)

By Meredith Francis and Emily Olsen While many are already casting their ballots for the presidential election, some Chicago parent and community groups are demanding the opportunity to cast a vote for their local school board. “Parents, people across the city have had enough. We want an elected school board and we want it now,” […]