Chicago

Leadership instability atop CPS contributed to mishandling of student sex cases: report

Instability in leadership at Chicago schools — from a revolving door of chief executives to changes in network chiefs — contributed to a gap in oversight that failed to protect student victims of sexual abuse, according to a preliminary report released today. The report was authored by former federal prosecutor Maggie Hickey, who has been hired by Chicago Public Schools to review the district’s handling of sexual abuse claims by student victims and make policy recommendations.

Read the full report here.