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Chicago Board of Ed can't stop IL commission from keeping three Chicago charter schools open

Scott Holland Aug. 19, 2016, 4:35pm

A state appeals court upheld a ruling in favor of the Illinois State Charter School Commission, agreeing the commission had the authority to overrule the Chicago Board of Education's attempt to close three Chicago charter schools. 

Chicago education board says IL commission overstepped when granted new charters to 3 failing schools

Jonathan Bilyk Mar. 28, 2016, 5:41pm

The Chicago Board of Education has asked a Cook County judge to block a state commission’s move to up-end the city schools board’s decision to close three purportedly under-performing charter schools.