Posts tagged "Chicago Teacher's Strike"

Chicago Parents: Cast Your Vote For or Against The Teacher's Strike

Parents of CPS students need to be heard and acknowledged. Our children and our families are being greatly affected by the Chicago Teacher’s Strike! I support the great teachers of Chicago, but I do not support this strike. Every time I see a sign with a scathing message for Mayor Emanuel, I am more convinced... Read more »

Are Parents (Partially) Responsible For The Chicago Teacher's Strike?

Are parents (partially) responsible for the Chicago Teacher’s strike? My answer to that is yes but only some parents are responsible. One of the major sticking points in the recent Chicago Teacher’s strike is the new evaluation system. The new system will use a student’s test scores as part of the teacher’s evaluation. The teachers... Read more »

CPS New Evaluation System = CTU Buyer's Remorse?

When students achieve high test scores on standardized tests, the teachers get all the praise. However, when the students don’t do well on the standardized tests, they take no responsibility and the teachers start making excuses. I am a fair person so I will admit that some of the excuses are valid. Some of the... Read more »
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Chicago Teacher's Strike? Whose Side Are You On?

We are days away from a potential strike by the Chicago Teacher’s Union. There is enough blame to go around that could probably circle the earth. The teachers, the teachers union, CPS administration and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are all responsible for the potential strike. Everyone and I mean everyone has behaved badly. They all may... Read more »