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Dear Santa: Please Save Head Start

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 02.03.2013 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

Dear Santa, I imagine you don't get too many letters from pre-kindergarteners who haven't held a pencil or sung the alphabet or haven't heard a bedtime story.

No Guarantees In Ongoing Teacher Strike

AP | TAMMY WEBBER and JASON KEYSER | Posted 11.15.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers and their allies packed a city park Saturday in a boisterous show of force as uni...

Chicago Strike Spotlights Linchpin Of Obama Ed Policy

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

-- One of the key disagreements driving Chicago teachers to the picket lines this week is also a central component of President Barack Obama's educat...

Joy Resmovits

Thousands Of Chicago Teachers Take To The Streets

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

It started early in the morning and crescendoed in the afternoon, with thousands upon thousands of teachers clad in red union shirts swarming downtown...

Poor Students Can't Afford Teachers' Strike

brookings | Beth Akers and Matthew M. Chingos | Posted 11.10.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Brookings Institution. Ninety-three years ago yesterday, the Boston police force went on strike, leaving the...

Chicago Students, Parents, Take To Twitter On Teachers Strike

Posted 11.10.2012 | Education

Chicago teachers went on strike Monday for the first time in 25 years after weeks of negotiations between the city and the Chicago Teacher's Union fai...