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School Board Elections 2024

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.

Principals are the leaders of their schools and staff. But in Chicago, multiple entities have power over principals — and soon, an elected school board and a principals union could impact how school leaders work.

Your questions will help guide Chalkbeat’s coverage leading into school board elections.