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|$1.4 Billion Chicago Schools Spending Gone Wild: 122% Increase
Mayor Rahm Emanuel names Barbara Byrd-Bennett as the new CEO of Chicago Public Schools at a news conference in October 2012. In a page out of "...
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|Chicago 12th Ward FBI CoverUp - Alderman Cardenas Investigated and Sued
FULL TEXT OF LAWSUIT AGAINST CHICAGO 12th Ward ALDERMAN GEORGE CARDENAS WHO IS SUPPORTED BY RAHM EMANUEL. AND RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION FEBRUARY 2015. Since we are now in full swing of the ...
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|12th Ward Chicago Corruption: City workers doing political work for George Cardenas
The local city political season is upon us here in ChiTown. I live in a particularly corrupt ward that has a history of racism and cronyism going back 100 years. The 12th ward boundaries ...
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|Rahm's Kid gets Mugged at Sweet Home Chicago
For those of you that still believe Rahm's lies that our city is safe here is an updated story about his sons' mugging a few feet from the family home.
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|Chicago Murder Rate Increases 48%: Rahm Can't Coverup Crime and Chaos in 2014
According to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's top cop, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy who is comparing murder rates to 1965, the per ...
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|Conservative Commentary on Progressive Organizers
My habit is to try to read ideas from different political spectrum, to keep myself balanced and in check so I can see where I am at with my personal opinions and biases. Ran ...
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|Book Reviews: America in Retreat vs The Accidental Superpower
America in Retreat vs The Accidental Superpower By John K. Kugler America in Retreat by Bret Stephens , explains how the U.S. is becoming isolationist in nature and how to reverse the damage caused ...
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|Chicago Murders Up 50%: Rahm Manipulating Murder Rate News
Chicago Murders in November 2014 up 50% during the same time last November. In November 2013 there were 28 total murders. There have already been 24 murders as of November 16, 2014 with 14 more days ...
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|Election Season in Chicago: Johnny's back!
For those of you that did hear news form Chiraq. We are now getting into our election cycle for municipal power in the city of big shoulders. Rahm and all 50 alderman are up for election in the ...
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|Rahm's Numbers Game: Is Killing People
After a deadly Fourth of July weekend, let's reflect on crime in Chicago using some public information that apparently the Attorney General missed Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Attorney General Eric ...
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|Downtown Prosperity, Neighborhood Neglect: Chicago's Black and Latino Workers Left Behind
New report charges racism in city priorities, investments A major study released by the Grassroots Collaborative on October 8, 2013, charges that the City of Chicago, ...
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|40 Years of Neoliberal Attacks on our Societies
September 11?... Chile 1973, Chicago 2013: 40 Years of Neo-liberal attacks on our societies by Kim Scipes What do you think of when you hear the term “9-11”? September 11. A date. Does it ...
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|DANGEROUS: Chicago Public School Play Lot
Driving by the Whittier Play Lot we saw just how CPS cares about minority public school children. Instead if paving over loose gravel CPS slapdash fencing around the play lot will kill a kid one day ...
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|State: CPS Has Never Filed Required Emergency Preparedness Report
The complete contempt for the law is now evident in how Rahm Emanuel's crony Board of Education operates. Anything that resembles common decent protection of the children of Chicago is now becoming ...
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|Rahm Running Scared Orders Entire City on Alert
In what is becoming an international spectacle Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel or,
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|La Casita Demolished Saturday Morning By Rahm (PICS)
LA CASITA IS NO MORE. By a little after ten o'clock in the morning, Board of Education contractors had leveled the library that had been created by the demands of a community that did not have one ...
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|BREAKING: Rahm Sends in Police to Demolish La Casita
#Whittier #LaCasita! UPDATED DIARY La Casita Demolished Saturday Morning By Rahm In a brazen fascist move reminiscent of the midnight destruction ...
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|Chicago Charter School: EPA Toxic Site
Alderman Cardenas' Proposed Chicago Charter School On Toxic Site: EPA Lists Site as a Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program ...
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|Chicago Alderman Cardenas: Shady Charter School Rezoning Deal
In one of the most brazen attempts to usurp even the authority of the powerful Rahm Emanuel Mayor of Chicago, Alderman George Cardenas of the 12th Ward is trying to push through the Chicago Zoning ...
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|Illinois Agencies Confirm Chicago Schools CEO Breaking the Law
In the continuing investigation by Substance News into Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett it has now been independently confirmed by two State agencies that the CEO of the third largest ...
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|Rahm Running Chicago Schools from Cleveland
In an ongoing investigation of the illicit activities of the Chicago Board of Education Substance News has definite proof under the standards of the Office of Inspector General to terminate the ...
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|Chicago Schools Banning Book about Freedom
#freepersepolis #freepersepolis On March 15, 2013, a new question was being asked in Chicago: Why is Barbara Byrd Bennett (the latest "CEO" of ...
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|Union busting is alive and well in Illinois
Newest suburban Representative declares war on unions with 'Right to Work' and other legislative proposals State Rep. Jeanne Ives (center) with fellow Tea Party Republicans Mike Connolly and ...
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|Chicago Guilty of Felony Offense -- Breaks its Own Laws!
Gang graffiti inside the wreck of Crispus Attucks Elementary school in Chicago as photographed on March 7, 2013 by a reporter from the Chicago Teachers Union. CTU officials are demanding to know ...
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|Rahm's New Gang Policy: Give them Free Public Buildings to Hangout!
The gymnasium of Crispus Attucks Elementary School as photographed on March 7 2013, in the midst of the claim that CPS can close additional "underutilized" schools and maintain them. Attucks was ...
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|Mayor 1% Losing It: Chicago Mind Control
Mr. Emanuel has paid a political price in battling the Chicago Teachers Union... (Greg Hinz, Feb. 21, 2013) Burdened by a wave of murders, dissension over proposed school closings and perhaps his ...
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|More Bloody Days in Chicago
with the recent murder of a Chicago Public Schools student in broad daylight just blocks from her school I though necessary to remind people that violence in Chicago as it relates to the schools is ...
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|REPORT: Low Wages are Failing Children In Chicago's Schools
This is the second in a series of reports commissioned by Stand Up! Chicago to address the crisis of low-wage work facing Chicago's communities. This report, produced in partnership with the ...
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|Corruption Gone Wild! Rahm's schools out of control
In the annual report from the Office of Inspector General for the Chicago Board of Education it it clear that the corruption is so rampant that James Sullivan even says ...
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|Corporate welfare - Rahm Takes from the Poor and Gives to the Rich, Again!
Corporate welfare' to sports owner and charter school promoter Jerry Reinsdorf. Chicago Teachers Union study shows how tax breaks to United Center Bulls, White Sox drain money from schools ...
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|Chicago Teachers Union to review new contract language this Sunday at 3pm
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU)’s ruling body will decide whether or not to call off its strike against the Chicago Public Schools during a 3 p.m. House of Delegates meeting tomorrow at ...
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|Chicago Teachers Union Pres. Karen Lewis speaks at Union Park rally
ABC 7 NEWS RAW VIDEO http://abclocal.go.com/wls/video?id=8812091 The 30,000 teachers, school social workers, clerks, vision and hearing testers, school ...
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|Salute to the CTU (Chicago Teachers Union)
"Chicago Teacher" by Rebel Diaz, produced by DJ ILLANOIZ, written and performed by G1 and RodStarz, and released today on the Rebel Diaz website , covers the highlights of the Chicago Teachers ...
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|On Strike: Chicago Teachers Union||Hyde Park Johnny||09/09/2012||22||27||-||172|
|Chicago Teachers Union Vs. Astroturf Billionaires
[CROSS POSTED @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kenzo-shibata/the-battle-of-chicago-tea_b_1812729.html ] In a recently released video, Chicago Teachers Union shows the games played by wealthy ...
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|Lesson Plan #1: The “Right” to Strike
May 23, 2012 Chicago Teachers Union Rally of well over 10,000 people in the streets supporting public education workers in ...
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|Should Your Teacher Strike?
With the Chicago Teachers Union drawing closer to a ...
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|90% of Chicago Teachers Authorize Strike
“The results are not a win. They are an indictment of the state of the relationship between the management of [Chicago Public Schools] and its largest labor force — ...
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|A Future for Teachers Unions, But Only with a Fight
CORE activists rally against the city's school closing and privatization plan last winter. At a January education summit drawing hundreds, they laid out plans for battling the next round of school ...
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|Surgery Won't Stop Solidarity!
CTU held a strike authorization vote on 6/6/2012. Teacher Jean Luchini was unable to vote at the polls due to a recent surgery. Her brothers and sisters brought the polls to her at the hospital.
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|Rahm says F–ck 45 Years of Collective Bargaining
this is going to be a simple dairy of show and tell of how mayor 1%, rahm emanuel is attempting to destroy 45 years of collective bargaining gains made by the Chicago Teachers Union. A flyer from ...
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|25,000 Chicago Teachers will vote to Strike Next Week
“We are tired of being bullied, belittled and betrayed by the district and by the city of Chicago. Enough is enough,” CTU president Karen Lewis Reasons to take strike vote next week were ...
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|Where they say money will buy everything
Where they say money will buy everything. When they say I'll buy the Chicago Teachers Union with the checks. I'd spit in their eye before I'd vote for anything but the strike! — CTU President ...
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|Teachers won't take it anymore!
More than 7,500 proud members of the Chicago Teachers Union held a rally at the historic Auditorium Theater and marched downtown on Wednesday, May 23 . Teachers, paraprofessionals, clerks and ...
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|Rahm Hoses Chicago Firefighters
Mayor 1% continues his attack on public sector unions in Chicago with his attack now on firefighters.
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|Chicago Schools’ Fraudulent use of $35 Million Federal Grant
Today, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President Karen GJ Lewis, NBCT, asked the inspector general of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to investigate why district officials accepted ...
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|Rahm screws Cops after NATO
so after all the praise and police following orders during NATO Rahm the Ruler is trying to screw over the very people that mad him look good. the true quality of a 1%. Fraternal Order of Police, ...
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|Chicago Teachers Unionize Then Get Fired
In the most blatant anti-union move yet in Chicago public schools a group of recently organized charter school teachers were notified they will not have a job anymore. One month after its chiefs ...
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|STRIKE ON: UIC Workers Vote To Walk Off May 30
More than 80 percent of University of Illinois Chicago medical support staff will engage in a three-day strike starting May 30 unless they reach a new contract agreement with administrators. A ...
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|Chicago Schools caught Brainwashing students
In a surprise story from the corporate media against charter schools. The Chicago Sun-Times with the help of Parents United for Responsible Education (PURE) is reporting that Scantron Corporation ...
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|Massive Chicago Teachers Union Rally Takes over Downtown
The finale speech by Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis to the more than 4,000 teachers and other Chicago Teachers Union members inside the Auditorium Theater brought the crowd to its ...
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|Corrupt Crony Companies with Mob Connections get $100 million from Rahm
Chicago Public Schools latest "Chief Financial Officer" David Watkins (above, at the April 23, 2012 meeting of the Board of Education) is the fourth CPS CFO in five years, and the latest to come to ...
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|[VIDEO] Police Violence NATO 2012
VIDEO CREDIT John Kugler Substance News http://www.substancenews.net/ Just got back home after getting hit four times in my head (lucky i had helmet on) plus lost a shoe(where high tops next time).
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|STRIKEWATCH:  strike lasts 4 days; 2-year contract brings raises
The Chicago Teachers Union's second strike lasted for four days -- January 12 through 15, 1971 -- and resulted in an eight percent salary increase for teachers and a seven ...
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|Anti-fascists Attack White Nationalists in Chicago Suburb
A group of ‘anti-facists’ are being credited with Saturday’s mob-style attack inside a Tinley Park restaurant pic by NICK ...
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|[VIDEO] Police beat corralled protesters at State and Washington: 19 May 2012 #NATO||Hyde Park Johnny||05/19/2012||7||16||-||167|
|[VIDEO] Chicago Police Van Against Protester||Hyde Park Johnny||05/19/2012||6||17||1||192|
|[Live Feed] Protesters Break Through Police Lines||Hyde Park Johnny||05/19/2012||14||11||-||239|
|[LIVE FEED] Chicago Saturday Night Clashes||Hyde Park Johnny||05/19/2012||38||12||1||170|
|Labor Beat: May Day Chicago 2012
Scenes from the march of several thousand from the start at Union Park, through the streets to its end point at Federal Plaza, as well as the annual ceremony at the Monument at Haymarket Square. ...
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|“Beer Not Bombs” Protestor Speaks Out
View more videos at: http://nbcchicago.com . “We were handcuffed to a bench and our legs were shackled together. We ...
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|Chicago is a Police State
Police at 3:00 pm Friday afternoon blocking Michigan Ave bridge in downtown chiocago at the height of rush hour.
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|[LIVE FEED] NATO protesters demand 'Robin Hood' tax
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|Chicago Protesters march on North Side over alleged police raid
Protesters march on North Side over alleged police ...
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|Illegal Raids Against Occupy Chicago
PRESS RELEASE: Chicago Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild National Lawyers Guild Condemns Preemptive Police Raids & Unlawful Searches on the Streets. Early morning house raid in Bridgeport and ...
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|Rahm Gets Kicked in the Balls!
In another blow against Rahm Emanuel's ( mayor 1% ) strong arm tactics to bust the Chicago Teachers Union a new poll by the corporate anti-union Tribune company shows that voters support the Union ...
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|a “spy,’’ a “stool pigeon” and a “rat’’
Chicago Teachers Union officials are calling Marc Wigler “a spy,’’ a “stool pigeon” and a “rat’’ following his April 24 ouster for life from the union for allegedly feeding a top ...
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|STRIKEWATCH : First Chicago Teachers Union Strike
One hundred dollars more each month in their paychecks for teachers and a 7.5 percent increase in pay for career service employees were among the benefits won by the Chicago Teachers Union after its ...
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|Which Side Are You On?
"Which Side Are You On?" is a song written by Florence Reece in 1931. Reece was the wife of Sam Reece, a union organizer for the United Mine Workers in Harlan County, Kentucky. In 1931, the miners ...
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|Watch for Spies!
Ran across this video and it is important that we be careful in these dangerous times. Among to Working Class there will be classes of individuals that will be used as tools of the 1% to destroy ...
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|Chicago Teachers tell Rahm to F--k Off!
According to a school-by-school poll of members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), over 90 percent of teachers , paraprofessionals, instructional coaches and school clinicians say they believe the ...
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|Billy club to the f***ing skull
"See these guys know, '68, these guys know all about '68 ," one voice allegedly belonging to a police officer says to the protesters. " What did they say back in '68? " one ...
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|Chicago Screwed for 75 years
Analysis: Bad Skips Worse, Goes Directly To Disaster When It Comes To Parking Meter Lease Deal City Will Repay Meter Company Entire $1.16 Billion By Lease End When the ...
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|The Most Powerful Company You've Never Heard of: Meet CME Group
Think of powerful, multi-billion dollar corporations, and many come readily to mind. Wal-Mart. General Electric. Exxon Mobil. Bank of America. McDonald's. Apple. We recognize their logos, know what ...
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|Chicago Teachers Weigh Strike Option
Teachers and supporters protest school closings outside the Chicago Public Schools HQ the night before a meeting of the Board of Education in February, 2011. (Photo courtesy ...
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|Bankers, Businessmen, Bankruptcy
Photo: 1969 CTU Contract Vote at Auditorium Theatre As the Chicago Teachers Union moves towards its ...
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|Chaos on Clark Street: Rahm Education Team Jumping Ship
Less than one year after he announced that he would be appointing a completely new Board of Education and administrative hierarchy for Chicago's public schools, Chicago Mayor ...
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|Oleaginous - Chicago Word for the Day
Chicago Teachers Union recording secretary Michael Brunson (center, in red shirt) took a minute outside the chambers of the Board of Education to stand in solidarity with the members of the ...
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| [VIDEO] A Brief History of Chicago Education Reform (1992-Present)
The status quo of Chicago schools has been constant cycles of reform over the decades. These reform efforts have done more to line the pockets of connected vendors than to ...
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|Kleptocracy - Chicago Word for the Day
As parents begin assembling for a unique Chicago event — a planned protest by Gold Coast families against Chicago Public Schools on April 20, 2012 — the latest controversies over the facilities ...
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|Report: Chicago Teachers Already Work A Very Long School Day
As the debate over how long the Chicago Public Schools school day should be wages on, a new analysis released this week lends credence to the argument that CPS teachers already put in exceptionally ...
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|Teacher Unionism Reborn
By Lois Weiner In the past five years, we have witnessed a demonization of teachers unions that is close to achieving its goal: destruction of the most stable and potentially powerful defender of ...
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|What teachers know vs. what education policymakers do
By Diane Ravitch We heard a lot last month about the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher . It showed that teachers across the nation are demoralized and that their job satisfaction has dropped ...
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|National Day of Action to Defend Public Transit! (4/4/12)
National Day of Action to Defend Public Transit! Wednesday, April 4, 6 pm In Chicago: Protest at CTA Headquarters (567 W. Lake)
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|STRIKEWATCH: I'd spit in their eye before I'd vote for anything but a strike!
As more and more people mine the archives of Chicago (and CTU history) some of the more interesting moments are re-lived. In February 2, 1980, Chicago teachers met and voted for a strike in a ...
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|Educators Urge Emanuel to "Proceed with Caution"
One hundred local academics representing virtually every major college and university in Chicago and the Chicago area came together on March 26, 2012 at a press conference. The purpose was to ...
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|Common Core Crazy!! Standards for Pre-K
An angry New York City parent of a preschooler got my attention on Twitter. “Are you f**king kidding me?” she wrote. “I may just quit my job and home-school my daughter.” I wondered what on ...
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|The Rahm Emanuel Story
Rahm Emanuel is a politician, family man, ballet dancer, rapper, and possibly the most manipulative asshole the Third Coast has ever seen. Intimidation, determination, and wolf semen all stimulate ...
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|Rahm's school board attacks on democracy
Seven parents and community activists — representing thousands of other parents across Chicago and decades of experience in local school council and other public education work — gathered in the ...
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|Occupy Milwaukee Welcomes mayor 1%
A coalition of groups protested the appearance of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at a fundraiser for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in Milwaukee. Tickets for Wednesday’s Milwaukee luncheon ranged from $...
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|Chicago Teachers Union makes Rahm Pay Up
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) have settled a long-running dispute over CPS’s unlawful implementation of a longer school day at 13 neighborhood schools ...
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|The War on Teachers: Who will stop the madness
All over the nation, teachers are under attack. Politicians of both parties, in every state in the union, have blamed teachers and teachers unions for the nation’s low standing in international ...
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| 95% Rockford Teachers Vote to STRIKE
Rockford Education Association 1,482 members voted to strike with 74 voting against. http://www.reaiea.org/about-2-2/ Members of the Rockford Education Association wait for the start of a closed-...
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|Picket the Chicago Board of Education!
CPS released a school calendar that, when combined with the longer day, will be the longest school year in the country. This relentless schedule will produce student burnout and lacks appropriate ...
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|Get on the bus to Springfield to support neighborhood schools!
Illinois State Rep. Cynthia Soto sponsored HB4487 which would place a moratorium on school closings, consolidations and phase-outs in CPS for the 2012-2013 school year. Sen. Iris Martinez sponsored ...
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|Unions to protest Rahm at Milwaukee fundraiser Wednesday (3/28/12)
Union members from Illinois and Wisconsin will be protesting in Milwaukee on Monday, March 28, 2012, against the appearance in Milwaukee of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at an expensive fundraising ...
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|The Schools Chicago's Students Deserve
“This report will quickly become the leading public policy platform for all people truly interested in how to reverse the status quo in our city's public schools,” Chicago Teachers Union ...
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|A struggle for education justice in Chicago
THE COMING battle between the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will have a national impact, and it will be fought over the issues of race, class and social justice--or as ...
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|Don’t let the bullies win! Give ‘Bully’ a PG-13 instead of an R rating!
PETITION to have the R-Rating for "BULLY" changed to a PG-13 Rating! Click here to sign the petition: http://chn.ge/Afgpmt To join the movement to stop bullying, go to: http://www.bully-movie.net ...
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