Chicago resident Barack Obama is of course president of the United States. His secretary of Education is Arne Duncan, the former CEO of CPS. Obama's first chief-of-staff is Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago.
See a pattern?
In somewhat unrelated news, news broke that that four people were arrested for their role in an alleged fraudulent billing scheme involving CPS--bilking taxpayer for over $800,000.
Coincidence? Obama chooses Chicago for his library same day city downgraded to junk bond rating