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Chicago Tribune
Why Blaine's ousted principal shouldn't speak for our schoolchildrenauthoritarian control is LaRaviere's mission, why hasn't he spoken out when dis
Why Blaine's ousted principal shouldn't speak for our schoolchildren
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
authoritarian control is LaRaviere's mission, why hasn't he spoken out when dissent has been silenced within the Chicago Teachers Union ranks? If dissemination of facts has been his goal, why has he dangerously denied that pensions are a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Higher education's empty purse: Taking advantage of the desperateleast likely to be heard. Perhaps lost in the hubbub surrounding last week's s
Higher education's empty purse: Taking advantage of the desperate
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
least likely to be heard. Perhaps lost in the hubbub surrounding last week's stopgap funding bill is a statement made by Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Last Wednesday, Lewis called Gov. Rauner "a new ISIS recruit." She continued,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
This month's moutza: No laughing mattercrack cocaine has nothing to do with his work as a village official. Mayor Pip
This month's moutza: No laughing matter
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
crack cocaine has nothing to do with his work as a village official. Mayor Pipe Hitta? Blow on this! Nah! Many nominated Chicago Teachers Union boss Karen Lewis for saying Gov. Bruce Rauner is the latest recruit of the Islamic State terrorist... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CPS strike plan: Graduation will happen, final exams won’tthe contingency plan and said in a statement, “The only reason that schools cou
CPS strike plan: Graduation will happen, final exams won’t
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
the contingency plan and said in a statement, “The only reason that schools could close early is if the leadership of the Chicago Teachers Union strikes before the end of the school year." In a letter sent to principals, district officials said... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Public Schools makes contingency plans for possible strikeForrest Claypool said Wednesday. "Our objective, obviously, is to do everythin
Chicago Public Schools makes contingency plans for possible strike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Forrest Claypool said Wednesday. "Our objective, obviously, is to do everything possible to reach a final deal with (the Chicago Teachers Union) to prevent a strike," Claypool said Wednesday during a Chicago Board of Education meeting. After... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel denies role in firing as groups rally around principalBlaine parents — along with community members organized by groups that oppose s
Emanuel denies role in firing as groups rally around principal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Blaine parents — along with community members organized by groups that oppose standardized testing and are allied with the Chicago Teachers Union — said the timing of LaRaviere's removal suggested a "political calculation" by Emanuel as the former... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What if Karen Lewis was driving the bus?With zero chance of getting a state bailout, the Chicago Teachers Union plans t
What if Karen Lewis was driving the bus?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
With zero chance of getting a state bailout, the Chicago Teachers Union plans to strike to protest proposed givebacks, while the union's chief calls Gov. Bruce Rauner a "new ISIS recruit" and "a liar." WRITE US: Crain's welcomes responses from... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ald. Moore uses racial slur to decry ouster of principal who ripped Emanuelmove!" the alderman wrote in an entry that garnered several supportive response
Ald. Moore uses racial slur to decry ouster of principal who ripped Emanuel
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
move!" the alderman wrote in an entry that garnered several supportive responses. LaRaviere frequently has joined Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis in slamming Emanuel, and the principal appeared in a TV ad backing Vermont Sen.... Read more
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Market Watch
Chicago twins beat odds with acceptance to over 50 collegesIn the past few days, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has called I
Chicago twins beat odds with acceptance to over 50 colleges
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
In the past few days, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has called Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner the “new ISIS recruit” and Chicago Public Schools took advantage of a quiet spring break to “reassign” a resoundingly popular elementary school... Read more
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Daily Herald
Labor board asks judge for injunction in Chicago school caseCHICAGO -- Illinois state labor officials have asked a judge for a temporary in
Labor board asks judge for injunction in Chicago school case
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
CHICAGO -- Illinois state labor officials have asked a judge for a temporary injunction against strikes like the one the Chicago Teachers Union had April 1. Chicago Public Schools has filed an unfair labor practices charge against the CTU, arguing... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Republicans try to raise campaign money off Karen Lewis' Rauner ISIS commentweekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics
Republicans try to raise campaign money off Karen Lewis' Rauner ISIS comment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. A day after Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis made inflammatory remarks about Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, the Illinois GOP... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State labor board chair says CTU's one-day strike was illegalpanel on Thursday agreed to ask a judge to issue a temporary injunction against
State labor board chair says CTU's one-day strike was illegal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
panel on Thursday agreed to ask a judge to issue a temporary injunction against strikes like the one carried out by the Chicago Teachers Union on April 1 until the larger issue of whether such walkouts are legal is resolved. The Illinois... Read more
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The Washington Times
Karen Lewis, Chicago Teachers Union head, calls Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner ‘the new ISIS recruit’The head of the Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday compared Illinois Gov. Bruc
Karen Lewis, Chicago Teachers Union head, calls Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner ‘the new ISIS recruit’
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
The head of the Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday compared Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to an Islamic State recruit committing “acts of terror on poor and working-class people.” “Rauner is the new ISIS recruit,” CTU President Karen Lewis said during... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Karen Lewis goes Trump on Gov. Rauner with 'ISIS recruit' remarkChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is acting like a new Donald Trump
Karen Lewis goes Trump on Gov. Rauner with 'ISIS recruit' remark
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is acting like a new Donald Trump recruit. Sound a bit harsh? How else to explain her decision Wednesday to equate Gov. Bruce Rauner with the Islamic State terrorist group? Speaking at a City Club of... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CTU’s Karen Lewis compares Gov. Rauner to an ISIS recruiterCHICAGO -- Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is not known for holdin
CTU’s Karen Lewis compares Gov. Rauner to an ISIS recruiter
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is not known for holding back, and she certainly didn't during her appearance at a City Club event this afternoon. She went after Gov. Bruce Rauner, calling him a liar for saying he loves... Read more
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Daily Herald
Educators pressure Illinois lawmakers over school fundingschool and university funding with protests in Springfield and fierce criticism
Educators pressure Illinois lawmakers over school funding
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
school and university funding with protests in Springfield and fierce criticism of Gov. Bruce Rauner by the head of the Chicago Teachers Union. More than 1,000 people - teachers, retirees, union members and activists from Chicago and elsewhere... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Educators pressure Illinois lawmakers over school fundingpart of their Lobby Day for Fair Tax on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The protesto
Educators pressure Illinois lawmakers over school funding
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
part of their Lobby Day for Fair Tax on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The protestors were part of a larger coalition including Chicago Teachers Union members, other union members and community groups from throughout the state organized through The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Karen Lewis: Fact-finding report recommending 4-year contract was 'dead on arrival' Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says the independent fact-findin
Karen Lewis: Fact-finding report recommending 4-year contract was 'dead on arrival'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says the independent fact-finding report that recommended a four-year contract for teachers was "dead on arrival,"... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How the school year endsfor a cash infusion have yielded not a penny. Nonetheless, the district made a
How the school year ends
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
for a cash infusion have yielded not a penny. Nonetheless, the district made a generous offer to the teachers. But Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said Monday that Bierig's recommendation was "dead on arrival." Her members... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CTU's Karen Lewis Compares Rauner to ISISChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis compared Gov. Bruce Rauner to "an
CTU's Karen Lewis Compares Rauner to ISIS
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis compared Gov. Bruce Rauner to "an ISIS recruit" during a Wednesday speech at Chicago’s City Club. “Bruce Rauner is a liar and, you know, I’ve been reading in the news lately about all of these ISIS... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Karen Lewis – President, Chicago Teachers UnionKaren Lewis, President, Chicago Teachers Union, appears at the City Club of Chi
City Club of Chicago: Karen Lewis – President, Chicago Teachers Union
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
Karen Lewis, President, Chicago Teachers Union, appears at the City Club of Chicago, April 20, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) Karen Lewis, President, Chicago Teachers Union, appears at the City Club of Chicago, April 20, 2016 (City Club of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
More stories: CTU/CPS contract negotiationsThe Chicago Teachers Union on Saturday rejected the recommendation for a four-y
More stories: CTU/CPS contract negotiations
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
The Chicago Teachers Union on Saturday rejected the recommendation for a four-year-contract made by an independent fact-finder, creating the possibility of a strike as soon as next month. The recommendations of Steven Bierig, a Highland Park... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS asks teachers union to consider binding arbitration to avert strikea proposal that was quickly dismissed by the union as a "publicity stunt." CPS
CPS asks teachers union to consider binding arbitration to avert strike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
a proposal that was quickly dismissed by the union as a "publicity stunt." CPS CEO Forrest Claypool, in a letter to Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, asked the union to agree to "final and binding interest arbitration in lieu of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CPS seeks outside arbitrator to hammer out teacher contractHoping to head off a teachers' strike that Chicago Teachers Union President Kar
CPS seeks outside arbitrator to hammer out teacher contract
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
Hoping to head off a teachers' strike that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has termed a "100 percent" certainty, Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool today proposed that an outside arbitrator set the terms of a new contract. But... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Education protests expected in Springfield todayan effort to pressure the Legislature and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a funding
Education protests expected in Springfield today
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
an effort to pressure the Legislature and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a funding solution for higher education. Meanwhile the Chicago Teachers Union are scheduled to lobby lawmakers and rally in the Illinois Capitol rotunda. Several Illinois... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CPS Asks CTU for Binding Arbitration to Prevent StrikeChicago Public Schools has asked the Chicago Teachers Union to join them in bin
CPS Asks CTU for Binding Arbitration to Prevent Strike
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
Chicago Public Schools has asked the Chicago Teachers Union to join them in binding arbitration in an effort to reach a contract deal and prevent the third Chicago teachers strike in four years, a CPS spokeswoman said. CPS CEO Forrest Claypool wrote... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CPS may have to borrow more moneythe funding problem goes beyond what’s needed to cover a teacher’s contract. H
CPS may have to borrow more money
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
the funding problem goes beyond what’s needed to cover a teacher’s contract. He says the school system lacks the funding to even keep the doors open. The news comes as the Chicago Teachers Union warned parents that teachers could walk off th... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Hultgren should resignpregnant teachers instead of the union filing. He ignored my request. I asked h
Hultgren should resign
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
pregnant teachers instead of the union filing. He ignored my request. I asked him to launch an investigation into why the Chicago teachers union has not filed lawsuits to protect the civil rights of members for decades. I asked him to investigate... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago teachers union chief to parents on possible strike: 'Be prepared'If language used Monday by the leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicag
Chicago teachers union chief to parents on possible strike: 'Be prepared'
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
If language used Monday by the leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools to explain their positions on a looming teachers strike is any indication of a deal getting done soon, well, perhaps best not to hold your breath. "They... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Possible strike looming for CPS teachersCHICAGO -- The Chicago Teachers' Union held a news conference Monday to discuss
Possible strike looming for CPS teachers
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Teachers' Union held a news conference Monday to discuss the district's latest contract proposal and a possible strike. CTU President Karen Lewis said the contract does not benefit teachers. The CTU rejected an independent... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Teachers Union: Countdown to Strike is OnIn less than a month Chicago Public Schools teachers could strike for the secon
Chicago Teachers Union: Countdown to Strike is On
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
In less than a month Chicago Public Schools teachers could strike for the second time in four years. The Chicago Teachers Union plan to reveal details of an impending strike during an 11 a.m. press conference at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTU, Munger, Madigan up the ante in Springfield stalematestart with Chicago Public Schools. As expected, the outside fact-finder called
CTU, Munger, Madigan up the ante in Springfield stalemate
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 12 days ago
start with Chicago Public Schools. As expected, the outside fact-finder called in to review bargaining between CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union concluded that the district's last offer, the one the union's Big Bargaining Committee unanimously... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTU, Munger, Madigan up the ante in Springfield stalemetestart with Chicago Public Schools. As expected, the outside fact-finder called
CTU, Munger, Madigan up the ante in Springfield stalemete
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 12 days ago
start with Chicago Public Schools. As expected, the outside fact-finder called in to review bargaining between CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union concluded that the district's last offer, the one the union's Big Bargaining Committee unanimously... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
National Storiesunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
National Stories
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers’ strikeCHICAGO — The countdown toward a possible school strike has begun after the Chi
Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers’ strike
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
CHICAGO — The countdown toward a possible school strike has begun after the Chicago Teachers Union rejected the recommendation of a neutral arbitrator that it accept a contract offer from the nation’s third-largest school system. The union said the... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
WGEM Quincy / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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Lowell Sun
AP News in Brief Sundayat the nominating convention. ------ Chicago union says clock has started towar
AP News in Brief Sunday
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
at the nominating convention. ------ Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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KTVN Reno
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debutunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
'Jungle Book' roars with $103.6 million debut
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Slumping A-Rod dropped to 6th in Yankees' struggling lineupunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
Slumping A-Rod dropped to 6th in Yankees' struggling lineup
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Trial begins for ex-reserve who fatally shot unarmed manunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
Trial begins for ex-reserve who fatally shot unarmed man
KWWL Iowa / Posted 13 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward
Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation of a neutral arbitrator that it accept a contract offer from the nation's third-largest school... Read more
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Breitbart
Public Schools in Obama’s Home State Drowning in $20 Billion Debt$6.3 billion in overages. Yet, despite the massive overspending, teachers unio
Public Schools in Obama’s Home State Drowning in $20 Billion Debt
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
$6.3 billion in overages. Yet, despite the massive overspending, teachers unions in many districts want more. Recently the Chicago Teachers Union launched an illegal one-day strike demanding raises and higher spending in the Windy City. The strike... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Alabama officer shot, suspect dead following chaseunion says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock ha
Alabama officer shot, suspect dead following chase
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 13 days ago
union says clock has started toward teachers' strikeChicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation... Read more
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