Illinois Republicans to push for state takeover of Chicago schools

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jan 20, 2016 11:36 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois’ two top Republican legislators plan to push a package that would allow for a state takeover of the cash-strapped Chicago public school system, permit the district to file for municipal bankruptcy and allow for city-wide school board elections, three sources briefed on the plan said on Wednesday.