From the way people talk about it I assumed the DNH list was affecting hundreds if not thousands of teachers around town — they’re protesting it at today’s board meeting — but according to one of the stories in today’s morning news roundup the grand total of folks who have been DNH’d is just 50. Seriously? And other news:
Union challenges CPS’ Do Not Hire list Catalyst: At the end of the 2010-11 school year, about 50 non-tenured teachers landed on the list after either failing two times to have their contract renewed or receiving an unsatisfactory evaluation.
Emanuel cuts stipends to board members: Mayor Rahm Emanuel has cut the stipends for two city boards and commissions and is ordering a review of what other appointees get paid.
Unions Respond to Emanuel Layoff Threat in Report: Leaders of city employee unions responded Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s layoff and privatization plans by pointing out many ways that they say city officials could save almost $250 million without sacrificing the jobs of their members.
iPad may experience boost in sales as schools reopen Mobile bloom News: The CPS director of technology, John Connolly, said that the iPad has received the best reviews of all the tablets available in the market today.