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Old Town School chief takes leave : Executive director's absence comes in time of controversy

Nov 27, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

Students and teachers were caught off-guard last month when officials announced they plan to sell the Old Town School of Folk Music building in Lincoln Park. Several weeks ago, the school administration offered buyouts to nonfaculty staff and warned that "involuntary reductions" were also possible.

Now they face more upheaval after finding out the school's executive director is taking a leave of absence.

"Bau Graves is getting stronger day-by-day, but his recovery will take time, res...