Tag Archives: Chicago Public Schools

Teachers and parents talk education

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Teachers and parents talk education Editor’s note: Below we print excerpts from the News and Letters Committees panel discussion of teachers and education activists on the September strike by members … Continue reading

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Parents, students protest schools hit list

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Parents, students protest schools hit list Chicago—Several hundred people rallied against Chicago’s school “turnarounds” on Feb. 20 and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house. Many marchers wore stickers over their mouths … Continue reading

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Chicago city workers defy new thug mayor

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Chicago city workers defy new thug mayor Chicago—Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made no se­cret of his contempt for City workers and his desire to weaken their unions. His attitude was perfectly … Continue reading

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Needed: debate on education in era of cutbacks

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Essay Needed: debate on education in era of cutbacks by Erica Rae From college level all the way down to pre-school, education is in crisis across the U.S. Teachers are … Continue reading

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