Thursday's News

CPS pink slips 1000 probationary teachers, new sex ed program includes birth control, and more Valuing Education on WBEZ.

CPS principals flunk more than 1,000 teachers Sun Times
For the second year in a row, Chicago Public Schools principals dumped
more than 1,000 non-tenured teachers, citing poor classroom management
as the top reason.

Chicago teachers getting pink slips Tribune
For the second year in a row, Chicago
principals are firing about 1,100 non-tenured teachers for performance
problems, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Sex ed to cover birth control Tribune
Chicago Public Schools will require
that students in the 6th grade and beyond take a sex education course
next year that covers birth control.

Those That CanDo: Paint the Walls Hot Pink WBEZ
Producer Amy Drozdowska-McGuire brings us the story of a parent struggling to transform her child's school.

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