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128 Chicago school workers out after background check review

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) - A review of Chicago Public Schools' background checks prompted by a newspaper investigation has resulted in nearly 130 school district employees being terminated, recommended for dismissal or simply resigning under scrutiny.

Among the 128 workers were nine teachers, 35 people classified as classroom aides and an unspecified number of people the district lists as substitute or hourly workers, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Another 124 employees remain barred from work be...