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On Budget, Time to Take On the Chicago Teachers Union

Paras Bhayani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paras Bhayani

The Chicago Teachers Union is willing to sacrifice 2,700 of its members -- thereby forcing its remaining teachers to lead classes of over 30 -- in order to preserve a 4 percent pay hike.

A Doomsday Plan for the Chicago Public Schools

Paras Bhayani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paras Bhayani

Chicago Public Schools chief Ron Huberman dropped an anvil on Chicago residents late last week when he announced that the district faces a $975 million deficit next year.

A View From the Cot

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

During third period your mind wanders. You wonder if you're the only kid in your class who is living in a homeless shelter.

Chicago Teachers Union Ousts Vice President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union voted late Tuesday to find Vice President Ted Dallas guilty of financial impropriety charges and expel him from the union, ...