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01/30/2012 01:17 pm ET

Chicago Board Of Education To Release Documents Kept Secret Since 1995

Chicago's Board of Education is planning to release a decade of meeting minutes that have been secret since 1995.

Chicago's Board of Education has not released any closed-session meetings since Mayor Richard Daley took over the schools in 1995. The board voted late Wednesday to release minutes from nearly a decade of meetings, from July 1995 through December 2004. The minutes will be redacted but will offer the public the first glimpse at what board members discussed during hours of behind-closed-doors meetings on school board business.

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