Friday Morning News Roundup

City's public schools may try to franchise success stories Sun Times
CPS officials are talking to about a dozen successful CPS schools about
the possibility of spreading their programs to a second campus.

Jackson calls for truancy officers Tribune
Dismayed by the number of truants he encountered during a recent
back-to-school, door-knocking campaign on Chicago's South Side, Rev.
Jesse Jackson on Thursday called for state funding to place truancy
officers at every Chicago public school.

The Greatest Education Lab Time
For his New Orleans director, Schnur was able to lure Tyra Newell, who was the budget director for Chicago public schools.

CPS is announcing first day attendance later this morning, according to a press release.

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