east st. louis

Five members of the embattled East St. Louis School Board filed motions this morning in St. Clair County Circuit Court asking a judge to reverse the state of Illinois decision to have them removed. The members argued in court documents that the unanimous Illinois State Board of Education vote Thursday was unconstitutional and infringed on the fundamental right to vote. They argued the action violated an equal protection clause by removing just a select few of the more than 120 boards who have...