05/28/2013 03:15 pm ET

UNO Makes Changes, ‘I Have Failed,' CEO Rangel Says


The embattled United Neighborhood Organization announced steps Tuesday its leaders hope will win the resumption of tens of millions of dollars in state funding for construction of a charter high school on the Southwest Side.

Juan Rangel, UNO’s $250,000-a-year chief executive officer, said he is stepping down from the boards that oversee UNO and its charter-school network, which is the biggest in Illinois, but will stay on as CEO.

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