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Chicago Teachers Strike: Who won?

Chicago Teachers Strike: Who won?
  Raising Hell: Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools battling it out on the backs of school children Raising Them Well: Putting children first in public education In this corner, Karen Lewis and the Chicago Teachers Union; In that corner, Mayor Emmanuel and the Chicago Public Schools. And in the crowd, the students and parents looking on... Read more »

The teacher's strike is on, so whatcha gonna do with your kids?

The teacher's strike is on, so whatcha gonna do with your kids?
Raising Hell: Not giving priority to where your kids will be during the Chicago Teacher’s Strike Raising Them Well: Having a Plan A, Plan B and Plan C – or at least a plan in the making! Okay Chicago Parents, it’s official.  Teachers are striking, and you and your kids are left hangin’.  I know this is such a drag. So... Read more »
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