Education lawsuit based on civil rights

Dunn, Jamey
June 2009
Illinois Issues;Jun2009, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p13
The article discusses a court case wherein the Chicago Urban League has charged that the public school funding system has discriminated the minority students in Illinois. The case was analyzed based on the provisions stipulated in the 2003 Illinois Civil Rights Act which provides guidelines on the capabilities and limitations of the state and local government in managing the school funds. The success of the Chicago Urban League in the case would mean an overhaul on managing school funds.


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