Unions

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

Orleans Parish School Board candidates arrived at an Alliance for Good Government forum last week looking for endorsements as they seek a role in shaping the future of the city's public schools.

9/20/2012

9/20/2012

It's a "half a loaf" kind of day in Chicago.

9/20/2012

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago students returned to school on Wednesday after a teachers' strike ended, thrilling parents who had struggled with child care but shifting the debate to hard questions about budget deficits, school closures and teacher layoffs.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

Despite a teachers strike, Lake Forest High School opened Monday with certified teachers, non-certified teacher assistants and community volunteers.

9/17/2012

9/17/2012

On Friday, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis sounded ebullient when she announced that the union had reached a tentative deal with Chicago Public Schools officials.

9/17/2012

Longtime school superintendent Randall Collins, Executive Director of the District Administration Leadership Institute shares professional insights on the Chicago teacher strike with Odvard Egil Dyrli, District Administration’s executive editor.

9/17/2012

The confrontation between Chicago teachers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel escalated on Sunday when their union extended a strike and the mayor said he would go to court to block the walkout, risking more friction within President Barack Obama's political coalition as the November 6 election nears.

9/14/2012

9/14/2012

Longtime school superintendent Randall Collins, Executive Director of the District Administration Leadership Institute shares professional insights on the Chicago teacher strike with Odvard Egil Dyrli, District Administration’s executive editor.

9/12/2012

9/12/2012

One after another, the parents dropped their children off Tuesday before rushing to work -- just as they would on any school day.

9/11/2012

9/11/2012

Thousands of public school teachers formed picket lines in Chicago on Monday and parents scrambled for child care during their first strike in a quarter century.

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

If teachers strike, Chicago Public Schools officials will rely on other unionized school employees to keep an eye on students who come to school buildings kept open around the city, according to briefings given to aldermen Wednesday that revealed additional details of the district’s strike contingency plan.

8/28/2012

8/28/2012

The Boston Teachers Union announced today that it has filed unfair labor practice charges against the School Department, in the latest barb thrown in the increasingly hostile talks over a new contract.

8/27/2012

8/27/2012

If many of the education reform ideas like teacher career paths, mentoring and performance reviews that are being discussed by state officials and task forces have a familiar ring to them, they should.

8/27/2012

On the campaign trail during the past week, President Barack Obama talked a lot about education.

7/30/2012

7/30/2012

Other education reforms are more urgent than charter schools. Washington could have a fantastic public school system without them.

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