Also in the news…
- CEO of Chicago Public Schools Ron Huberman confirmed that he plans to step down at the end of this month. Karen Lewis, the President of the Chicago Teachers Union, said she would like his successor to have an education background.
- The Chicago City Council has assembled an independent panel
to choose three candidates for the newly created watchdog post of
Legislative Inspector General. The five people chosen include former
Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard, former Cook County federal
hiring monitor Julia Nowicki, attorney David Cerda, retired state
appellate Judge Warren Wolfson, and Rev. Clay Evans of Fellowship
Missionary Baptist Church.