CPS sees record turnout on 1st day

September 15, 2009 6:54:14 PM PDT
Chicago Public Schools students turned out in record numbers for the first day of school.This year, an all time high attendance rate of 94.1 percent was reported.

It's a slight increase over last year and is believed to be the result an aggressive campaign intended to remind students and parents about the importance of the first day of school.