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Chicago Teachers Union: The ultimate special interest

On Monday the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced a “comprehensive and aggressive political action campaign” to oust Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his school board appointees, and members of the city council with whom the union disagrees. The move comes weeks after the Chicago Public Schools announced plans to close up to 61 school buildings and transfer students... Read more »

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Chicago Teachers Union

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Chicago Teachers Union
As the Chicago Teachers Union strike persists into a second week and Mayor Emanuel seeks an injunction to get teachers back into classrooms, the discussion over Chicago’s schools continues. What’s missing from the general discussion is whether Chicago students would be better served with or without the Chicago Teachers Union. Below are ten rarely-mentioned facts... Read more »

More cameras, more problems

More cameras, more problems
Yesterday, Governor Quinn signed legislation that will permit the City of Chicago to decide whether to install traffic cameras around schools and parks. At the signing ceremony, the governor said, “If you save even one life, you are saving the whole world.” Mayor Emanuel is also keen on more cameras, having asked for this authority... Read more »
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