Report: Lightfoot Camp Emailed 73 Teachers For Student Volunteers
January 26, 2023 12:13PM CST
New details are surfacing about Mayor Lightfoot’s campaign office recruiting Chicago Public Schools students to volunteer in her re-election bid in exchange for class credit. WGN-TV reports that a deputy campaign manager emailed at least 73 CPS teachers earlier this month. Mayor Lightfoot has gone on record calling the action a mistake. Chicago’s Office of the Inspector General and the CPS Inspector General have both opened investigations into the recruitment efforts.