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Rahm Emanuel Discusses Plans To Build School On Possibly Toxic Site

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.17.2013 | Chicago

Some Chicago residents are concerned that the district's plans for a new school involve building the facility on a potentially toxic site. Mayor Ra...

Keep Your 'Disruption' Out of Our Schools

Diane Ravitch | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

Mega-corporations believe they must continually reinvent themselves in order to have the latest, best thing and beat their competitors, who are about to overtake them in the market. City after city is now suffering a "disruptive" assault on public education.

Teachers Union Mocks Mayor In Satirical 'Fat Cats' Video

Posted 12.11.2012 | Education

The Chicago Teachers Union is out with an incendiary video targeting city officials through a made-up scary cartoon bedtime story called "The Fat Cats...

Teachers Union: Students Devastated By School Closures

Posted 02.29.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union has been opposed to planned school closures and turnarounds since they were first proposed, arguing that the move would unf...

CPS Budget Raises Taxes, Makes Deep Cuts, But Where's The Longer Day?

Posted 10.06.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans have heard it from Mayor Rahm Emanuel so often, it's become a mantra. By the time they've graduated from high school, students in Houston h...

WATCH: Emanuel's Famous Temper Finally Flares

Posted 09.20.2011 | Chicago

It was the question everyone was wondering throughout the Chicago mayoral campaign: when is Rahm Emanuel going to lose his cool? The former White H...