Monday Morning News, Part 2

Chicago Charter Network Defies Expectation NPR

The

Noble Network of Charter Schools takes poor and immigrant students who

are often two to four years behind grade level. Through an intensive

learning environment, nearly all the students graduate and some go on

to the country's top colleges.

3 CPS employees charged in $137000 payroll scam Tribune

Between August 2007 and January, Edwards, a 15-year voucher

coordinator, and France, a 13-year payroll adjustment clerk, concocted

a scheme at district headquarters to issue bogus checks ranging from

$4,000 to $56,000 in return for thousands of dollars in kickbacks, said

Chicago Public Schools Inspector General James Sullivan.

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