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Teacher wins $25,000 award Tribune


West Magnet School Principal Cheryl Watkins reacts after learning she

was awarded a $25,000 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award


Video: Finally some good news CLTV

Pershing West Elementary Magnet School

principal Cheryl Watkins was one of two local educators awarded the

$25,000 Milken Family Foundation National Educator...

More than 1,650 CPS students paid for good gradesTribune

When this weekend's homecoming dance rolls around, freshman Khadijah

Alfred will be decked out in a new outfit thanks to the $125 check she

earned Thursday for getting straight A's the last five weeks.

Students Cash in on Grades, Many Don't Make Cut WBEZ


some freshmen in Chicago Public School’s new grade incentive program,

it’s payday. Those with all “C’s” or better get part of a pot totaling

more than a quarter million dollars. But not everyone is cashing in.

Bomb scare investigated at Highland Park High Tribune

Following a bomb threat at north suburban Highland Park High School this morning, a police investigation turned up nothing.

Chicago Urban League amends lawsuit against the state Chicago Defender

The Tri-County Urban League of Peoria has now joined the Quad County Urban League as a plaintiff in the lawsuit while the Chicago Public Schools considers ...

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