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  • 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.
  • Weariness grows in Waukegan amid teacher strike

    Weariness grows in Waukegan amid teacher strike
    Fifth-grade teacher Carol Linderman was standing on a picket line Monday when she allowed herself to imagine the day when Waukegan's seemingly interminable teacher strike finally ends. "We don't know what to expect," said Linderman, who works at Glen...

    Is the L.A. teachers union tone deaf?

     Is the L.A. teachers union tone deaf?
    It was back-to-school night in August. A time for new beginnings and high hopes at Thomas Starr King Middle School on the Silver Lake/Los Feliz border. Then came an awkward moment. With new parents and students in the room, a teachers union rep got up...

    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...

    School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides

    School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides
    Here's something Hinsdale teachers can "like" without fear of reprisal: The superintendent has canceled an investigation into a controversial Facebook post that has consumed Hinsdale Township High School District 86 for the past month. The decision...