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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...
2014/11/22 06:24
2014/11/22 06:24
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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...
2014/11/21 02:13
2014/11/21 02:13
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Nearly 50 people gathered at Chicago City Hall on Thursday calling for city and school officials to try to recoup money spent on costly school borrowing deals. Some demonstrators were eventually...
2014/11/20 23:13
2014/11/20 23:13
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John J. Lanigan represented Chicago's Southwest Side in the state Senate for two terms before serving as an Illinois savings and loan commissioner and 17 years on the Illinois State Board of...
2014/11/20 22:12
2014/11/20 22:12
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CTU tells candidates: Sit up straight and raise your hand for support In the world of Chicago politics, an endorsement by the Chicago Teachers Union generally is considered a really good thing to...
2014/11/20 19:38
2014/11/20 19:38
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The head of Chicago Public Schools is making a political statement supporting Mayor Rahm Emanuel, ahead of February’s municipal elections. CPS CEO Barbara Bryd-Bennett told the Board of Education...
2014/11/19 00:12
2014/11/19 00:12
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Watch Emanuel's first TV ad for re-election Finally tapping his well-stocked campaign war chest, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is out with the first TV ad of his re-election campaign, and it gives some strong...
2014/11/18 03:46
2014/11/18 03:46
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A new survey commissioned by the Chicago Teachers Union shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel could be forced into a runoff election folllowing the February primary. The data from the survey conducted by Lake...
2014/11/17 15:12
2014/11/17 15:12
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Emanuel campaign haul relies on financial firms (Bloomberg) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel built his political career raising money for Democratic candidates, with connections to Wall Street that...
2014/11/14 20:12
2014/11/14 20:12
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Potent anti-biz group endorses 14 city council candidates Clockwise from top left: Maureen Sullivan, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Juanita Irizarry and Tim Meegan. A progressive political action group with a...
2014/11/13 01:13
2014/11/13 01:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that it's too late to try to recoup any of the money from burdensome interest payments that Chicago Public Schools made after issuing risky auction-rate...
2014/11/11 21:13
2014/11/11 21:13
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Two years ago Chicago Public Schools officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel claimed they had to close more than 100 schools to save money. It turns out that the costs of the closings, along with the...
2014/11/10 14:12
2014/11/10 14:12
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Four years ago, Rahm Emanuel stood in a packed school gym on the North Side and announced that he would run for mayor of the city he loves because its leaders could no longer avoid making difficult...
2014/11/08 00:13
2014/11/08 00:13
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The story of the cabdriver and the politician isn't an epic Chicago political saga. It's only a paragraph or two. But it illustrates a huge problem facing Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he seeks re-election...
2014/11/06 04:13
2014/11/06 04:13
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Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted to endorse Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia's mayoral bid Wednesday, according to several delegates who attended a packed meeting in the Armour...
2014/11/05 01:13
2014/11/05 01:13
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... us something about yourself that would surprise us," the Tribune Editorial Board asked the candidates in the Illinois general election. They did not disappoint. Meet the gearheads, hockey nuts,...
2014/11/04 02:13
2014/11/04 02:13
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A proposed expansion of a CPS preschool program drew praise from aldermen Monday for its aims but also was criticized because the city could end up paying investors in the program roughly double its...
2014/11/01 01:14
2014/11/01 01:14
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CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis has thrown her support behind a Cook County commissioner's effort to unseat Rahm Emanuel as the city's mayor. Lewis was considered...
2014/11/01 00:13
2014/11/01 00:13
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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis released a video Friday night throwing her support behind Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia as he prepares to challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel in...
2014/10/31 23:12
2014/10/31 23:12
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Karen Lewis endorses Jesus Garcia for Chicago mayor The race for mayor just got more interesting, with ailing Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis endorsing Cook County Commissioner Jesus...
2014/11/22 06:24
2014/11/22 06:24
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