Here are a couple of articles taking a look at Ron Huberman's first year as head of the Chicago school system -- both of them pretty gentle and euphemestic on him, far as I can tell:
A year of living on the edge for CPS boss Huberman Sun Times
15-year-old target is the father of two, aides said. In mid-January,
officials said, only 50 of 100 parents had given written approval for
the extra help, with some homes visited four or five times without
adults coming to the door.
Pursuing Peace in Chicago District Administration Magazine
Shields, the district's director of security, says the city's nearly
300 street gangs and 10,000 gang members--many of whom are enrolled in
Chicago's schools--represent a longstanding problem.