Chicago's school board deals with budget, accountability and charges that it violated the Open Meetings Act

August 28, 2013

(WBEZ/Bill Healy)

Chicago's Board of Education passed a $5.6 million budget Wednesday and also approved a new way to rate the district's schools. Outside, protesters called for board members' ouster. WBEZ education reporter Linda Lutton discusses those issues and charges that the district turned people away from the meeting in violation of the Illinois Open Meetings Act.