12/06/2013 11:21 am ET

Juan Rangel Out As Boss Of Charter-School Giant UNO


Juan Rangel, longtime leader of the politically powerful United Neighborhood Organization, has stepped aside from his $250,000-a-year post as UNO’s chief executive in the wake of a scandal that cost the group millions of dollars in state funding and led to a federal investigation of its bond dealings.

The influential Hispanic community group operates the largest charter-school network in Illinois.

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