For years, Chicago parents and community groups have complained that the Chicago Board of Education makes decisions in secret, withholds information from the public and shuts out community participation and input.
Today, the newly-appointed board, led by Miguel del Valle, announced a set of sweeping changes that will give communities more knowledge and possible input into policy. It’s a huge win for transparent, accountable governance of the Chicago Public Schools. Here’s what they did.
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