Tuesday Morning News Roundup

Right thing pays off Sun Times
Chicago's small [conditional cash transfer] program, based at a new Chicago Housing Authority
mixed-income community near the United Center, is one of the first of
its kind in the United States.

CPS feels the other side of the baby boom Medill Reports
Of the nearly 25,000 CPS teachers, 1,800 retired this summer. CPS also lost about 150 principals to retirement this year.

Chicago School system gets anti-violence grant Tribune
Chicago Public Schools has received a $4.8 million grant from the U.S.
Department of Labor to combat youth violence, school officials
announced Monday.

Teacher, school settle age discrimination suit Sun Times
Wilbur Wright College has agreed to give $40,000 and a full-time job to
an award-winning part-time English teacher who contends she was denied
a chance to jump on the tenure track because of her age.

Principals Want Teacher Review Changes WBEZ

The organization representing Chicago principals wants to see teachers evaluated on how well their kids do in the classroom.

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