Posts tagged "Strike"

An Interview with CPS Chief Education Advisor Barbara Byrd-Bennett

An Interview with CPS Chief Education Advisor Barbara Byrd-Bennett
Bright and early this morning before negotiations began, I spoke with Barbara Byrd-Bennett, Chicago Public Schools Chief Education Advisor.  She has been sitting at the negotiation table for four weeks now and I’m a grateful she took time to speak with me. Barbara Byrd-Bennett is an experienced educator, supervisor, administrator, researcher of public urban education... Read more »

Chicago Public School's Strike: Why Haven't We Heard from the Teachers?

Chicago Public School's Strike: Why Haven't We Heard from the Teachers?
This week Chicago classrooms are overflowing with excited kids, apprehensive parents and committed teachers.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in Charlotte at The Democratic National Convention with fifty Chicago police officers. The teachers are dedicating long hours to set up their classrooms in an organized rhythm for the year ahead.  They haven’t spoken out on how this... Read more »
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