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  • Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations

    Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations
    Broward County schools hope to find solutions to address two major teacher complaints: evaluations and high school schedules.
  • Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads

    Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads
    Republican Bruce Rauner and Democrat Pat Quinn are on pace to spend more than $100 million on the Illinois governor's race, doubling the state's previous record in a closely watched contest featuring heavy investment by business and labor. As of...

    Emanuel's new challenger faces fundraising, support challenges

    Emanuel's new challenger faces fundraising, support challenges
    The latest entrant into the Chicago mayor's race said Tuesday that he hopes to knock off Rahm Emanuel by inheriting the momentum Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had started to build before a sudden illness prevented her from running....

    As guidance evolves, hospitals' Ebola preparedness remains uneven

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. In late July, two months before the first Ebola case was diagnosed in the United States, a feverish patient who had traveled to West Africa arrived in the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The patient was immediately...

    Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.

    Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.
    John Deasy was one of a group of big-city school leaders to push for radical change: More independent charter schools, using student test scores to help evaluate teachers and relying less on seniority when teachers are laid off. And Deasy's departure as...