| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:17 PM
Thousands of teachers from Chicago and beyond rallied at a Near West Side park Saturday as lawyers labored into the night at a Loop office to turn a framework for a new contract into finer points that can become a deal.
Parents can expect to wait until...
| Sep 21, 2012
WASHINGTON — President Obama pumped three times more money into media ads than Republican challenger Mitt Romney last month as both candidates dramatically stepped up their spending, racing through as much money as they brought in.
| May 23, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel bore the brunt of criticism from angry teachers who filled the Auditorium Theatre on Wednesday to make clear their unhappiness with the administration's efforts to overhaul public education in Chicago.
The crowd of nearly 4,000...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:47 PM
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee made its initial foray Tuesday into a pair of competitive suburban congressional races, airing cable TV ads slamming seven-term veteran Republican Rep. Judy Biggert and freshman Rep. Robert Dold for...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Cheryl Hillen has raised millions of dollars for shadowy right-wing advocacy organizations. She's been linked to billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch in national news stories. She's a fundraiser and adviser for groups that teachers' unions...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Defenders of the state's Dream Act say voter education will be key to their success in November, when Marylanders weigh-in on a new law that lets some illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition.
"Our goal will be be education about what the Dream Act...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:19 PM
On any given day, the activity in Ellen Vikestad's classroom would resemble a round of bumper cars.
As Vikestad and her special-needs students at Claremont High School have made their way from one end of her cramped classroom to the other for lessons,...
| Oct 14, 2011
L.A. Unified school improvement initiative criticized....
| Oct 17, 2011
University of California lecturers ratify labor deal with the 10-campus system....
| Oct 19, 2011
October 20th, Spirit Day, gives all of us a unique chance to make a statement in support of LGBT youth and against bullying & harassment: Millions of Americans wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...
| Nov 17, 2011
Los Angeles police said Thursday night that 72 people had been arrested in protests downtown....