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Sen. Raoul: Elected Chicago school board bill needs some changes

Lauren FitzPatrickThe Chicago Sun-Times

Aug 30, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.

The state Senate’s co-sponsor of a bill that would change Chicago’s school board from appointed to elected denied on Monday that the measure was being stalled, and he said he hoped state legislators would consider it when they return to Springfield for the fall veto session.

Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) said the proposal that passed the House overwhelmingly in March needs some editing before it will attract enough votes to pass the Senate.

“I got to get feedback from some of my colleagues so I’m try to do some of that before…

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