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After months of anxiety for parents and teachers, the release of a list of 53 public schools Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration plans to close ignited a fresh round of questions and protest as communities struggle to deal with the largest schools shake-...
Special to the TribuneTeachers in Community Unit District 300 went out on strike this morning after failing to reach an agreement on a new contract. Negotiators for the teachers union and the school district met for nearly nine hours Monday but failed to reach an agreement,...
Teachers in Community Unit District 300 reached a deal with the school board late Tuesday to end a one-day walkout and reopen classes Wednesday in the large, far northwest suburban school district. Talks had broken down late Monday, prompting the...
Tags: Chicago Public Schools, Students, Strikes, Teachers, Unions
Special to the TribuneTeachers in Community Unit District 300 reached a deal with the school board late Tuesday to end a one-day walkout in the large far northwest suburban school district. Talks had broken down late Monday, prompting the district's more than 1,200 teachers...
Tags: Chicago Public Schools, Students, Strikes, Unions, Teachers
Special to the TribuneA union representative says teachers in Grayslake-based District 46 who walked off the job this morning have offered to take a pay freeze for the current school year and await the school board’s next move. The school board president counters...
Tags: Grayslake, Teachers, Teaching and Learning
Special to the TribuneThe Grayslake teachers strike has entered its third day after a five-hour negotiation session Thursday failed to produce a contract agreement. Another meeting has been called for 6 p.m. Sunday. "Both sides gave a little (Thursday), but not enough to...
Tribune reporterWest Chicago elementary teachers are back in the classrooms this morning after nearly 12 hours of negotiations produced a tentative contract. Talks began at 1 p.m. Wednesday and the deal was reached around 12:30 a.m., officials said “Well, the...
Teachers in West Chicago's elementary school district went on strike Monday after contract talks with administrators broke down over the weekend. In a message on its website, School District 33 said negotiators representing the teachers union had...
For RedEyeThe gymnasium at Bradwell Elementary School was packed Thursday morning with 100 teachers and principals from around Chicago, plus a handful of students, a bundle of OfficeMax employees and loads of media, all in attendance to recognize educators for...
Associated PressDid your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year. But there's a...
Tags: Teachers, Labor Day, Holidays, Academic Progress, Apples
Student achievement will now account for 50 percent of the evaluations given to principals in Chicago Public Schools. The student achievement portion of the new evaluation will be twice the minimum recommended by a 2010 state law. The remaining half of...
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