Wednesday Morning News Roundup

Principal prompts uproar Tribune

Angry parents confronted Chicago Public Schools administrators Tuesday
about allegations that a Southwest Side elementary school principal
faked grades for 23 eighth-graders.  The principal, Eugene Taylor, was removed from the school, McKay
Elementary, 6901 S. Fairfield Ave., last week but continues to be paid
while officials investigate.

Federal Audit Finds Illinois Title I Faults Ed Week
In Chicago, they found that the district included vacant teaching
positions in seeking to ensure that its Title I schools had the same
level of staffing and services as its non-Title I schools.

The 'faces' of Chicago's foster children Medill Reports
In light of Foster Parent Appreciation Month, we look
at which areas of the city have the highest concentrations and how
these placements reflect on the foster care system in Illinois.

Happy Juneteenth, Chicago! Chicagoist
Although many here in Chicago don't celebrate today as a holiday, June 19 marks Juneteenth,
a day commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery Texas,
and the end of slavery in the US.

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