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CNNCHICAGO -- Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school. And as rhetoric and accusations came from both...
Baltimore City educators are planning to rally in solidarity with their Chicago Public Schools counterparts, who made national news Monday by executing their first teacher strike in 25 years. About 25,000 Chicago unionized educators fulfilled their vow...
Continual coverage of the Chicago teachers strike. -------------------- 10 p.m. Lewis, others leave talks for night CTU President Karen Lewis and other principal negotiators finished up for the evening about 9:45 p.m. "Today we made some progress,&...
The recent election of a new president of the Harford County Education Association, the local teachers' union, has the potential to be something of a turning point in the discussion of important matters of compensation for public employees. For many...
DETROIT (AP) — The nation's second-largest teachers union says the dependence on high-stakes testing is undermining America's education system and impeding classroom teaching. The American Federation of Teachers approved the resolution...
PolitiCalA former Democratic lawmaker takes on California's largest teachers union in a new ad for Proposition 32, the November ballot measure that promises to eliminate special-interest money in politics. In a two-minute Web video posted on YouTube this week,...
Two lobbyists with no prior teaching experience were allowed to count their years as union employees toward a state teacher pension once they served a single day of subbing in 2007, a Tribune/WGN-TV investigation has found. Steven Preckwinkle, the...
Harford County Public Schools officials announced late Wednesday they have reached a tentative settlement with the county's teachers union on receipt of a bonus payment offered by Harford County Executive David Craig that the union's leadership had...
Tags: Unions, Schools, Schools, Labor Legislation, Public Schools
The likelihood of a negotiating impasse between Harford County Public Schools and the local teachers union will no doubt drag out further any final contract settlement between the two sides. The stalemate may also eventually trigger a test of the state'...
Tags: Unions, Maryland, Local Government, Politics, Harford County
Outraged education, community and political leaders have called for increased oversight of spending in the Baltimore City school system, amid revelations that about $500,000 was spent to upgrade offices at the district headquarters while city and state...
Gloria Romero is a Democrat. She was elected to the California Assembly as a Democrat and later to the state Senate. She served as Democratic leader of the Senate, the first woman to do so. Ben Austin is a Democrat too. He worked in the White House...
Tags: Brian Johnson, Unions, Barack Obama, White House, Gloria Romero
Tribune reportersMayor Rahm Emanuel bore the brunt of criticism from angry teachers who filled the Auditorium Theatre on Wednesday to make clear their unhappiness with the administration's efforts to overhaul public education in Chicago. The crowd of nearly 4,000...
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