Tuesday Morning News Roundup

Schurz students walk out over teacher firings (Chicago Tribune)
Several
hundred students at Schurz High School on the Northwest Side staged a
four-hour walkout Monday to protest the firing of four new teachers.

State Property Tax Squabble Costing Public Schools CBS2
According to a memo from the State
Board of Education, about $23 million is at risk in Cook County
suburban districts and $79 million for Chicago Public Schools. ...

Marines March into Chicago Public Schools Chicago Public Radio, IL -

The US military now has a bigger presence in Chicago Public Schools. The Marines officially commissioned a military academy on the city's West Side Monday. ...


Three Teens Shot In Back-Of-The-Yards
Three male teenagers were seriously injured Monday afternoon in a drive-by shooting that police say was in retaliation for a shooting on Sunday. via NBC 5

Uof C may add charter school Chicago Maroon
. with charter schools pre-dates the Renaissance 2010 plan, Mayor Richard Daley’s call for the opening of 100 new Chicago public schools by the year 2010. ...

3 Districts Deploy Differentiated Math Tutoring System
T.H.E. Journal, CA -

... DC), Atlanta Public Schools, and Chicago Public Schools. SmartHelp is a tutoring solution designed to act as a complement to differentiated instruction. ...

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