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Several good friends of mine work as Chicago Public School teachers, and as the strike continues this week, I can’t help but point out it seems like Chicago’s great at coughing up money for Olympic bids, NATO summits, and TIFF slush funds, but...
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...
Tags: Rahm Emanuel, Unions, Teachers, Strikes, Chicago
Chicago teachers and administrators started talking again Monday, hours after the educators' union called a strike and school officials said they had nothing left to give. Public school teachers launched their first strike in the city in 25 years...
Tags: Rahm Emanuel, Unions, Dick Durbin, Academic Progress, Teachers
Tribune reporterWhen St. Scholastica Academy closed its doors in June, there was at least one comforting prospect for the rising seniors. They could return to the legendary all-girls Catholic school on Chicago’s North Side and make their mark as the last group...
Teachers and students came together for a special education summit Monday. Education leaders met at Manual High School for Transform 12. The goal was to get teachers pumped for the upcoming school year and to look at how far Indiana has already come...
Tribune reporterWith uncertainty still surrounding the next Chicago Public Schools budget because of contract talks with teachers, dozens of charter school advocates Monday packed an auditorium inside a LEARN charter school on the West Side to call on the district to...
Tribune reporterNearly 150 years ago, St. Scholastica Academy opened its doors to educate German immigrants. This September, the school will once again be a place of learning for immigrant children when the United Neighborhood Organization moves in and welcomes an...
Tags: Rogers Park, Charter Schools, Schools, Students, Immigration
It was just after Labor Day in 2008 when Malia Burns took a break from the commotion at the Seattle wedding reception of her dear high school friend, Rose Pierce. Alone in a small alcove away from the action, Malia was watching the Ohio State-USC game on...
Tags: Labor Day, Teach for America, College Sports, Sports, Football
Leader for architecture and design firm employs holistic philosophy to foster clients' creativity, comfortSpecial to the TribuneWalking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room. The 36,000-square-foot space,...
TribLocal - Gurnee » NewsWoodland District 50 wants the Illinois legislature to change the process for funding state-approved charter schools, officials said. The school board on April 24 voted …...
TribLocal - Plainfield » NewsPlans to open a charter school to serve Joliet's middle and high school students has gotten a thumbs down by Joliet Elementary School District 86 …...
Vinay Mullick is not surprised that freshman Anthony Davis has blossomed at Kentucky this season even if Davis’ overall play has surpassed expectations many had for him. However, even Mullick didn’t see Davis perhaps becoming the nation’...
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