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School Board Elections 2024

The location shift comes after the board’s regular meeting room was damaged by a water leak in a neighboring business.

A Chalkbeat analysis of Illinois campaign finance disclosure paperwork found a mix of small donations from family and friends, sizable personal loans, and both money and in-kind support from existing political groups.

There are 47 people running in Chicago’s school board elections on Nov. 5. Here’s an updating list.

The new board — which will have 10 elected members and 11 appointed ones before becoming a fully elected board in 2027 — will require a number of adjustments for the district.

The school board would fill vacancies – but a write-in candidate could also snag a spot.

At least three dozen people have shown interest in running for Chicago’s elected school board. Candidates must now submit official paperwork to get on the November ballot.

The district posted its opening proposals online and the union shared its contract ideas with members. Both sides want at least a four-year agreement.

Thirteen candidates from across Chicago joined a virtual forum hosted by the group CPS Parents for Buses, which organized earlier this year after the district canceled transportation for students at magnet and selective schools.

Los habitantes de Chicago votarán por 10 de los 21 miembros en las primeras elecciones de la junta escolar de la ciudad. Aquí hay seis cosas que usted debe saber al inicio del ciclo electoral.

Proposed legislation would also block the current school board from changing admissions policies at selective enrollment schools.

Los candidatos necesitan recolectar 1,000 firmas antes del 24 de junio de 2024 para aparecer en la papeleta del 5 de noviembre para los 10 puestos electos de la junta escolar de Chicago.

Illinois law allows school board members to be reimbursed for expenses related to the job, but a proposal in Springfield would allow Chicago members to be paid.

Chicagoans will vote for 10 of 21 members in the city’s first school board election. Here are six things you should know as the election cycle kicks off.

Candidates need to collect 1,000 signatures by June 24, 2024 to get on the Nov. 5 ballot for Chicago’s 10 elected school board seats.

Illinois lawmakers have debated over Chicago’s elected school board districts for months. On Thursday, the House passed a bill that would allow voters to choose 10 out of 21 members in November.

Senate Bill 15 would have Chicagoans vote for 10 school board members and let Mayor Brandon Johnson appoint 11 members in November.

Aún quedan muchas preguntas por responder sobre las elecciones que darán paso a los nuevos miembros del consejo y sobre cómo funcionará.