Monday Morning News Roundup

Julian students protest teacher cuts Sun Times
Students already wearied by the violence that touched Julian High last
school year protested yet another upheaval Friday -- the dismissal of
10 teachers because of a sharp drop in the number of students.

New Skinner school approved by PBC Tribune
The new L-shaped, 106,575-square-foot, three-story school will serve up
to 928 students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Board of
education officials expect 742 students to enroll to start.

Charter School Hoping To Create Lasting 'Legacy' CBS2
The school will be evaluated by the city in two years, but of the third
graders, the only class tested so far, 73 percent scored at or above
grade level in reading. That's compared to a little more than 50
percent for all Chicago Public Schools.

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