Did school administrators in Lake Forest botch a sexual harassment investigation of a principal? A former federal prosecutor says they didn’t do so intentionally.
The Lake Forest District 67 school board Tuesday night hired a former federal prosecutor to undertake an independent review of the way the board handled sexual harassment accusations made in 2009.
The Illinois State Board of Education wants documents and other information from Lake Forest School District 67 to look into the district’s handling of the investigation of Deer Path Middle School principal John Steinert.
Alleged inappropriate sexual comments from a Lake Forest police officer have resulted in him being reassigned while an investigation is conducted.
A firestorm was raging in the normally sedate suburb of Lake Forest on Monday, as parents and state authorities demanded to know how a principal who sent lewd messages to a college intern stayed on the job for two more years.
A Lake Forest middle school principal who “sexted” a college student resigned Sunday, but some parents demanded the departure of the district’s superintendent, too.
The principal of a Lake Forest Middle School has been placed on leave as the school district re-investigates his conduct with a college student three years ago.