Jobs and schools promise to be top issues in next year’s city elections. The mayor’s education agenda faces its toughest test in the African-American communities that gave him strong support in 2011.
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In the News: State hearings on teachers start; Compton parents pull "parent trigger"
The CPS Board of Education Wednesday approved the appointment of interim chief of staff Nora Cargie Moreno. Moreno is currently director of Boeing's global corporate citizenship department, and Boeing will continue to pay her while she works for CPS. In a press release, board president thanked Boeing for donating Moreno's time and salary.