Comings & Goings

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn plans to seek legislative approval of a constitutional amendment next spring that would double the income tax on Illinois’ richest residents, in part to raise money for schools. To get on the November ballot, the proposal would need 60 percent approval from both the House and the Senate.

Comings & Goings

Peggy Davis, chief of staff to CEO Arne Duncan, has resigned to return to Winston & Strawn, the Chicago law firm where she previously was partner. A replacement has not been named. … Alfred Williams of the Office of Accountability has been named director of a new program to help struggling students make the transition to high school.