Tuesday Morning News Roundup

Shooting makes 3rd death this summer of CPS student Sun Times
Exzavia "Junebug" Washington, 14, had picked out the jeans and new
shirt he planned to wear on the first day of 8th grade today and folded
them neatly on the chair next to his bed.

City promoting its all-day kindergartens Tribune
This year, a record number of CPS pupils will attend full-time kindergarten  classes.

Get bad teachers out of school Sun Times (editorial)
The first day of school is an occasion of hope, but don't forget the
Chicago schoolchildren heading off this morning to failing schools, or
those who will endure a year with an incompetent teacher.

Restoring Classroom Justice In These Times
When the Chicago School Board passed a Student Code of Conduct on June
27 that made “restorative justice” a central approach to school
discipline, a coalition of Chicago students, parents and educators
celebrated a step forward in a four-year-long organizing campaign.

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