Posts tagged "Democratic National Convention"

Race, poverty and politics: countdown to teacher strike date; school bus shot on South side; Obama invisible on race and poverty

Race, poverty and politics: countdown to teacher strike date; school bus shot on South side; Obama invisible on race and poverty
As the countdown to the possible teacher’s strike looms closer, the Chicago Teachers Union chief says  negotiations have “taken a turn for the better.” The CTU and Chicago Public Schools would need to come to an agreement on several contentious issues, including school closings, tenure allowances and air conditioner in Track E schools to avoid... Read more »

What's up this week: Chicago Teachers Union rally as CPS heads back to school

What's up this week: Chicago Teachers Union rally as CPS heads back to school
The lead up to the start of the school year often comes with some nervousness: A rough night’s sleep, a knot in the stomach, lingering when deciding what to wear. We’ve all felt it, but this year Chicagoans who aren’t in school and don’t have children may also have some school year jitters. That’s because... Read more »