CPS teacher receives national honor

April 10, 2011 4:49:39 PM PDT
A Chicago Public School teacher has been recognized with a national education honor.

Dexter Chaney of the Martin Ryerson Elementary School in Chicago is one of 53 teachers who received this year's Milken Educator Award.

Each recipient gets a $25,000 prize.

The award ceremony was held last night in Santa Monica, Calif.