Wednesday's Papers

Woodlawn school renamed after Emmett Till Defender
Students at the former McCosh Elementary School will walk into the same building this morning with a new sense of pride. Now the Emmett Louis Till Math and Science Academy, that pride extends into the surrounding Woodlawn neighborhood where former students find the change long overdue.

High school reeling after $457,000 theft Tribune
While
a former Chicago Public School manager remained jailed on felony theft
charges Tuesday, the high school that entrusted her with its finances
is struggling to recover from a loss of nearly half a million dollars.

Chicago Public Schools Says Deseg Order Should End WBEZ
CPS is trying to
convince a federal judge that it has finally integrated city schools. The
district and the federal government are scheduled to be in court this morning
to work out the details of a public hearing that could end Chicago's long battle over school desegregation.

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