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Despres, Schwartz & Geoghegan, Ltd. filed a complaint on behalf of 22 school districts, suing for full funding they are entitled to under the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act, signed into law on August 31, 2017.
A state appeals court has upheld a ruling forbidding the Chicago Transit Authority from unilaterally imposing new work rules without first negotiating with its workers’ union, even if the new rules are intended to protect public safety – such as rules the CTA implemented to prevent another train derailment similar to the one that resulted in an L train climbing an escalator at O’Hare International Airport.
Echoing a state appeals court’s ruling, a federal appellate panel says the right to vote doesn’t entitle Chicago voters to the right to vote for the members of the Chicago school board.