Tuesday Morning News Roundup

Successful city schools seek to branch out Sun Times
Walt Disney Magnet, the city's first magnet school, and Burroughs
Elementary, a successful neighborhood school, would be turned into
"franchises" with multiple campuses under a proposal to be unveiled
today by Chicago Public School officials.

Inspiring path from dropout to principal (Chicago Tribune)

Teacher
would lead one of 19 new schools in Renaissance 2010 As a high school
student, Robin Walker-Johnson barely scraped together 10 credits over
four years.

'Children's principal' at Cabrini schools Tribune
A 37-year educator with the Chicago Public Schools, Mrs. Barnes, 70,
died Thursday, Oct. 4, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital after
suffering a heart attack, said her daughter Angela. She was a longtime
resident of the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood on the South Side.

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