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2014/12/18 03:13
2014/12/18 03:13
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A Norwood Park elementary school for students with special needs doesn't have a full-time nurse on staff, raising concerns about the district's ability to adequately tend to the health needs of its...
2014/12/18 03:13
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2014/12/17 16:14
2014/12/17 16:14
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Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the Chicago Teachers Union and other groups are trying to keep the spotlight on their call for an elected school board with a Wednesday morning a news conference....
2014/12/17 02:13
2014/12/17 02:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel has raked in another $533,000 for his re-election run, almost all of it thanks to the fact that the state's campaign contribution limits don't apply to the mayor's race. Much of...
2014/12/12 12:38
2014/12/12 12:38
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Parts of the plan are strikingly similar to a policy paper put out by the Chicago Teachers Union two and a half years ago. So much so, that whole sentences in the summary are pulled word for word from...
2014/12/12 04:13
2014/12/12 04:13
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If you're Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and you're running for mayor, this is how you take down Mayor Rahm Emanuel: You and the other candidates in the race get just enough votes to deny Rahm the 50...
2014/12/12 01:13
2014/12/12 01:13
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Two challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel — 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia — have released education platforms this week. It's safe to say their priorities do...
2014/12/10 17:13
2014/12/10 17:13
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Chicago's mayoral hopefuls are racing to stake out positions on education policy and other topics they hope will sway voters to back them amid a crowded field vying to occupy the fifth floor at City...
2014/12/08 19:12
2014/12/08 19:12
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A group that hopes to counterbalance the financial weight of the Chicago Teachers Union in upcoming aldermanic races has received its first big campaign donation. Democrats for Education...
2014/12/07 01:13
2014/12/07 01:13
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Often criticized for perpetuating a city of haves and have-nots, Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired back Saturday with his own tale of two cities — the old Chicago and new Chicago — as he kicked off his...
2014/12/04 22:10
2014/12/04 22:10
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CTU President Karen Lewis appears in a video released October 31 in which she endorses Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for mayor of Chicago. (Chicago Teachers Union video) CTU President...
2014/12/04 00:46
2014/12/04 00:46
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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has returned to her post on a part-time basis less than two months after she was diagnosed with a brain tumor, officials said. The former mayoral...
2014/12/03 07:24
2014/12/03 07:24
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Labor leader cries foul over $250K to Garcia’s mayoral fund Tom Balanoff, president of SEIU Local 1, called for the city of Chicago to void the O’Hare Airport cleaning contract that cost city...
2014/12/02 12:12
2014/12/02 12:12
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Results of a detailed new poll on Chicago's mayoral race are out, and while allies of incumbent Rahm Emanuel are spinning the results as good for their guy, I think the figures will be helpful to some...
2014/12/01 16:55
2014/12/01 16:55
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Cook County Clerk David Orr is taking cues from Karen Lewis. A month after the powerful Chicago Teachers Union president publicly endorsed Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia for mayor...
2014/11/28 14:38
2014/11/28 14:38
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One of the thorniest issues in education is measuring how kids learn. And what’s even thornier is using those measurements to determine how well teachers are teaching. lIlinois, like 41 other...
2014/11/28 09:06
2014/11/28 09:06
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I’ve been late to write up an important series published by the Chicago Tribune earlier this month on a costly swaps misadventure by the Chicago Public Schools. Like all too many state and local...
2014/11/25 07:26
2014/11/25 07:26
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Unseating the incumbent mayor – a former White House chief of staff who's raised millions and is already running television ads – will be difficult. Still, candidates who filed for the Feb. 24...
2014/11/23 23:45
2014/11/23 23:45
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The race for mayor is starting to shape up for the Feb. 24 election, and many of the candidates aim to keep Rahm Emanuel from capturing the majority of the vote, to force him into a runoff. Jesus...
2014/11/22 06:24
2014/11/22 06:24
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Standardized testing stops learning Pencil on standardized test sheet Ten weeks of uninterrupted learning is a teacher’s dream. Since September, my seventh- and eighth-grade social studies students...
2014/11/21 21:27
2014/11/21 21:27
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In Chicago, contenders make hard push to get on mayoral ballot CHICAGO (Reuters) - Standing outside a drugstore in the bitter Chicago wind, Jonathan Todd shared tips with a fellow volunteer on how to...
2014/12/18 03:13
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