Court Approves $2 Million Settlement of Class Action Brought on Behalf of Former Chicago Public School Principals Who Lost Their Positions Pursuant to a Statute Found Unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court

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A Cook County Circuit Court Judge entered a final order today approving a settlement in a class action brought on behalf of former Chicago Public School principals who lost their positions pursuant to Public Act 85-1418, which purported to eliminate tenure for principals.  The Illinois Supreme Court, however, found that the Act was unconstitutional.  The… Read more »