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Special to the TribuneA union representative says teachers in Grayslake-based District 46 who walked off the job this morning have offered to take a pay freeze for the current school year and await the school board’s next move. The school board president counters...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Teachers, Grayslake
Special to the TribuneThe Grayslake teachers strike has entered its third day after a five-hour negotiation session Thursday failed to produce a contract agreement. Another meeting has been called for 6 p.m. Sunday. "Both sides gave a little (Thursday), but not enough to...
Tribune reporterWest Chicago elementary teachers are back in the classrooms this morning after nearly 12 hours of negotiations produced a tentative contract. Talks began at 1 p.m. Wednesday and the deal was reached around 12:30 a.m., officials said “Well, the...
Teachers in West Chicago's elementary school district went on strike Monday after contract talks with administrators broke down over the weekend. In a message on its website, School District 33 said negotiators representing the teachers union had...
For RedEyeThe gymnasium at Bradwell Elementary School was packed Thursday morning with 100 teachers and principals from around Chicago, plus a handful of students, a bundle of OfficeMax employees and loads of media, all in attendance to recognize educators for...
Associated PressDid your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year. But there's a...
Tags: Holidays, Chicago Mayor, Labor Day, Students, Academic Progress
Student achievement will now account for 50 percent of the evaluations given to principals in Chicago Public Schools. The student achievement portion of the new evaluation will be twice the minimum recommended by a 2010 state law. The remaining half of...
As anyone who has ever attended a Chicago Public Schools board meeting knows, there is no shortage of news or opinions on the Chicago schools beat. Since I first began covering the city's public schools in October 2010, the district has gone through...
Change of SubjectMake your predictions for 2013 by filling out the Change of Subject online survey A year ago, I didn’t predict that a book about predictions, “The Signal and the Noise,” would be one of the top selling non-fiction titles of......
Never before has an interview subject assumed/joked that RedEye was a communist newspaper. Fans of Boots Riley’s veteran, socially conscious hip-hop act The Coup probably won’t be surprised that he mentioned it. “Do people assume that...
America lost one of its iconic brands last month when Hostess, maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other staples of postwar Middle America, closed up shop. The announcement was an occasion for wags to litter the Internet with jokes about...
Wheaton will see new stores and downtown development in the new year, while golfers in Glen Ellyn will enjoy a renovated clubhouse and driving range at the Village Links course. In West Chicago, elementary school teachers have filed a strike notice as...
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