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Chicago Tribune
From sex scandals to Karl Marx: 23 years of Bughouse Square Debate topicsOf LaborSpeaker: A.J. Segneri, Foundation for a United Front Public Education
From sex scandals to Karl Marx: 23 years of Bughouse Square Debate topics
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
Of LaborSpeaker: A.J. Segneri, Foundation for a United Front Public Education And Civil RightsSpeaker: Brandon J. Johnson, Chicago Teachers Union Why Rahm Is Still Unbeatable, However...Speaker: Enrique Perez, South Loop concerned... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When Rahm Emanuel becomes political baggagewatchdogs. He continued to borrow and spend money the city doesn't have. And he
When Rahm Emanuel becomes political baggage
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
watchdogs. He continued to borrow and spend money the city doesn't have. And he has been in the fetal position with the Chicago Teachers Union since the 2012 strike. He wasted four years because he couldn't bring himself to do what was right at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union, district set to begin fresh round of talksThe Chicago Teachers Union and the school board are set to begin a fresh round
Chicago Teachers Union, district set to begin fresh round of talks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The Chicago Teachers Union and the school board are set to begin a fresh round of contract talks that will take place as the school district readies a budget that officials say will be balanced despite a lingering $300 million deficit. Officials for... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Rauner signs education bills as teachers protest disparaging remarkssays that e-mail was sent out of frustration at the pace of change in the publi
Rauner signs education bills as teachers protest disparaging remarks
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
says that e-mail was sent out of frustration at the pace of change in the public school system. The president of the Chicago Teachers Union is calling the remarks both “ridiculous” and “silly.” On Friday, the governor said his comments were... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Apologizes for Controversial CPS E-Mail“illiterate” and half of the district’s principals “incompetent." Following a
Rauner Apologizes for Controversial CPS E-Mail
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
“illiterate” and half of the district’s principals “incompetent." Following a brief interruption by members of the Chicago Teachers Union, Rauner was prompted about his incendiary claims, which were revealed Thursday in e-mails released... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner publicly apologizes for calling half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'ceremony to highlight his support for education, inking his approval to two bil
Rauner publicly apologizes for calling half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
ceremony to highlight his support for education, inking his approval to two bills relating to standardized testing. The Chicago Teachers Union dispatched members to call the governor out for his comments. As Rauner was delivering prepared... Read more
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Daily Herald
Teachers union president: Rauner illiteracy comment 'silly'CHICAGO -- The president of the Chicago Teachers Union says it was "ridiculous"
Teachers union president: Rauner illiteracy comment 'silly'
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
CHICAGO -- The president of the Chicago Teachers Union says it was "ridiculous" and "silly" for Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to call the city's teachers "virtually illiterate." CTU President Karen Lewis said the comment Rauner made in a 2011 email... Read more
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Daily Herald
CTU protests for additional Chicago Public Schools fundingChicago Teachers Union members and supporters rallied Wednesday to demand more
CTU protests for additional Chicago Public Schools funding
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters rallied Wednesday to demand more funding and a fix to the school district's financial crisis. Wearing red and holding signs protesting for additional school funding, around 200 CPS teachers, parents and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'for making an unfair, untrue comment," the statement said, adding that the emai
Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
for making an unfair, untrue comment," the statement said, adding that the email was written "prior to being governor." Chicago Teachers Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment on the Rauner... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers 'Virtually Illiterate'for making an unfair, untrue comment," the statement said, adding that the emai
Rauner Once Called Chicago Teachers 'Virtually Illiterate'
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
for making an unfair, untrue comment," the statement said, adding that the email was written "prior to being governor." Chicago Teachers Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment on the Rauner... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'for making an unfair, untrue comment," the statement said, adding that the emai
Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 8 days ago
for making an unfair, untrue comment," the statement said, adding that the email was written "prior to being governor." Chicago Teachers Union vice president Jesse Sharkey did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment on the Rauner... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner email: Half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'year sparring over the future of CPS and its precarious finances. The governor
Rauner email: Half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
year sparring over the future of CPS and its precarious finances. The governor has a long history of railing against the Chicago Teachers Union, both as a citizen and politician. Appearing at a panel discussion in September 2012 as teachers were... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel's property tax rebate plan passes, but renters shut outincrement financing district funds to help the bottom line of the cash-strapped
Emanuel's property tax rebate plan passes, but renters shut out
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
increment financing district funds to help the bottom line of the cash-strapped school district is a policy favored by the Chicago Teachers Union. The idea doesn't seem likely to get traction with Emanuel. Finance Department spokeswoman Molly... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago's TIF take soars nearly $90 million in just one yearaudit might show that even more money is available to be returned as surplus."
Chicago's TIF take soars nearly $90 million in just one year
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
audit might show that even more money is available to be returned as surplus." Even before today's report, the Chicago Teachers Union and some civic groups had been urging just that rather than, for instance, asking union members to pay... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Should cop discipline panel be elected?abuse cases settled by city lawyers. "No one should ever fear democracy," said
Should cop discipline panel be elected?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
abuse cases settled by city lawyers. "No one should ever fear democracy," said Rosa, accompanied by some members of the Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Healthcare. "This assures that people will be held accountable." A similar argument came... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union, champion of the schools Chicago's students deserveOver the last six years, the Chicago Teachers Union has been the most consisten
Chicago Teachers Union, champion of the schools Chicago's students deserve
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Over the last six years, the Chicago Teachers Union has been the most consistent champion of the schools Chicago’s students deserve. As such, we politely disagree with the premise and loose facts in the recent editorial on CTU. Let’s look at those... Read more
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Salon.com
Activism moves to Facebook: Why what’s good for social media might not be so good for democracybut its users would like some transparency in how those choices are made. Miche
Activism moves to Facebook: Why what’s good for social media might not be so good for democracy
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
but its users would like some transparency in how those choices are made. Michelle Gunderson, a teacher and member of the Chicago Teachers Union and the Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators says that she’s been put in “Facebook jail” (had her account... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago teachers: It's your turn to rescue CPSyear. That leaves only one threat that could slam shut Chicago's school doors
Chicago teachers: It's your turn to rescue CPS
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
year. That leaves only one threat that could slam shut Chicago's school doors this fall: a teachers strike. CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union are grinding into the second year of negotiations over a new teachers contract. Educators decided not... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CPS gives principals new budgets—but won't say what they areeach principal has been briefed. And the budget may assume big savings from pen
CPS gives principals new budgets—but won't say what they are
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
each principal has been briefed. And the budget may assume big savings from pending contract negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union and a second Springfield deal on pension reform, both risky assumptions. According to a just-released... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
For Chicago schools, the biggest test is aheadtaxes to fund teacher pensions. So the question now becomes: What will Emanuel
For Chicago schools, the biggest test is ahead
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 21 days ago
taxes to fund teacher pensions. So the question now becomes: What will Emanuel, his schools chief, Forrest Claypool, and Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis do with the opportunity they've been given? Lewis herself once called the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel, others start raising campaign cash ahead of 2019the fundraising front. He reported raising $11,000 in the second quarter, which
Emanuel, others start raising campaign cash ahead of 2019
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
the fundraising front. He reported raising $11,000 in the second quarter, which he began with about $13,600, records show. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who explored a run against Emanuel in 2015 before receiving a cancer diagnosis,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
How long will Illinois pols play nice?billion budget hole in the school year that began July 1, and enough to keep sc
How long will Illinois pols play nice?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
billion budget hole in the school year that began July 1, and enough to keep schools going through the year, assuming the Chicago Teachers Union is willing to be at all reasonable. But I wouldn't call that a Rauner cave-in. Give the man credit:... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Five things to watch after the great Illinois budget dealin a very gerrymandered map, is it too much to hope for that they'll keep it on
Five things to watch after the great Illinois budget deal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
in a very gerrymandered map, is it too much to hope for that they'll keep it on the civil side? * How will the Chicago Teachers Union respond in upcoming negotiations, now that, thanks to the budget deal, Chicago Public Schools stands... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Emanuel says Chicago schools will open on time this fallfor cementing a long-term education funding solution." Chicago officials still
Emanuel says Chicago schools will open on time this fall
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
for cementing a long-term education funding solution." Chicago officials still have to reach a contract agreement with teachers. The Chicago Teachers Union has threatened a walkout if the practice of picking up the bulk of pension contributions en... Read more
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Daily Herald
Emanuel says Chicago schools will open on time this fallfor cementing a long-term education funding solution." Chicago officials still
Emanuel says Chicago schools will open on time this fall
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
for cementing a long-term education funding solution." Chicago officials still have to reach a contract agreement with teachers. The Chicago Teachers Union has threatened a walkout if the practice of picking up the bulk of pension contributions en... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mayor Emanuel says Chicago schools will open on time this fallwith teachers who have been without a contract for one year as of Thursday. Neg
Mayor Emanuel says Chicago schools will open on time this fall
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
with teachers who have been without a contract for one year as of Thursday. Negotiations between the school board and the Chicago Teachers Union have been ongoing, but the uncertainty over state funding had left things in limbo in recent... Read more
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