Schools

Chicago Teachers Union plans contract talks every day until strike date
Oct 06, 2016

This originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  With less than a week before Chicago’s ...

Emanuel on Chicago teachers strike: 'One of choice — not necessity'
Sep 29, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Chicago’s second teachers strik...

Chicago teachers strike set for Oct. 11
Sep 29, 2016

Union overwhelmingly approves date for Chicago teachers strike This article was written by Lau...

21 Illinois schools bestowed national Blue Ribbon award for 2016
Sep 28, 2016

Twenty-one Illinois schools have made the U.S. Department of Education's "National Blue Ribbon Sc...

Enrollment losses in Illinois schools carry Midwest pack
Sep 28, 2016

Editor’s note: The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform regularly researches topics relevant ...

Illinois ranks among nation's Top 5 best states for teachers
Sep 26, 2016

Illinois ranks among the best states to a be a teacher, according to a new report. Citing good...

Chicago Teachers Union members agreed to authorize a strike
Sep 26, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times. The Chicago Teachers Union said Mon...

Chicago charter schools kick students out five times more than CPS, report finds
Sep 23, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Out-of-school suspensions and exp...

Chicago Teachers Union calls emergency meeting to set strike dates
Sep 23, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Even before the results of its se...

Chicago Public Schools see spike in ACT scores
Sep 21, 2016

Chicago Public Schools' average ACT scores increased increased for the fifth straight year, new d...

Chicago Teachers Union strike vote begins today
Sep 21, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Chicago’s public school teacher...

Only in Illinois: Budget crisis not a temporary problem for Illinois universities
Sep 16, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.  Chicago’s public school teacher...

Chicago State University president booted after 9 months, gets six-figure severance deal
Sep 16, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times. The Chicago State University board ...

Where are the best places to teach in Illinois?
Sep 14, 2016

Teaching is hard. Not only do you have to lead a classroom of hyped-up children or apathetic teen...


Loading...