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My Home Town Chicago: Where (and how) The Violence Ends?

Antwan Dobson | Posted 04.29.2017 | Chicago
Antwan Dobson

If we truly care and pay attention and teach our children right from wrong, render quality education, how to control their emotions and conflict resolution, then and only then will we be able to put a tangible dent in crime statistics.

The Real Status Quo of Chicago Public Schools

Dave Stieber | Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

When rhetoric comes from our CEO, mayor, or anyone high up in CPS about the Teachers Union wanting to keep kids trapped in the status quo, remember that the union is run by 40,000 people who work with students and have committed our professional lives to improving the opportunities for our students.

Proposed Ordinance Would Secure Vacant Buildings Near Schools

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Deborah Graham (29th) announced at a news conference Sunday that she will introduce an ordinance backed by the Chicago Teachers Union requiring v...

After Rejecting Teacher Raises, CPS Set To Approve Executive Pay Hikes

Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Though they voted last week to rescind four percent pay raises for teachers and union school workers, the Chicago Board of Education today is expected...