Articles By Cassie Walker Burke, Chalkbeat Chicago
Among the questions that some voters regard as litmus tests: Would you close underperforming schools? Do you support an elected school board?
The economics professor at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will round out the mayor-appointed board.
Their gains could foreshadow next year’s citywide contract negotiations — between the Chicago Teachers Union, with its contract expiring in June, and Chicago Public Schools.